The Chancellor of the Exchequer has authorized the new portrait of Her Majesty to be fitting
and should be in production this year.
In breakfast news, fried kipper herrings with beans is still number one in the UK.
A newly found letter from my father dated Feb., 1945, found that he played poker with German
POW's who were working as hospital aides. His winnings were to go to a new "research" clinic
in Lake Charles, Louisiana upon his return. Actually this was meant to be a world class
whorehouse for returning GI's. In subsequent letters home, we find his mother had different
The Germans introduced him to schnapps and the Army to beer. Gawd, he loved them both.
I just fell off my chair laughing, no kidding.