Author Archive: J'nell

Bletchley Park

codebreakers

Have you ever had awesome skills that you could never brag about and that allowed you to work at a place you could never confirm existed? Sigh. Me neither. That’s not to say I don’t have awesome skills. I can…
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The Spy Who Loved

krystyna-skarbek

  Women make the best spies. Our sweet, unassuming manner is often overlooked by patrolling soldiers, or we can bat our lashes and get away with murder. Literally. Christine Granville employed every trick in her book while inventing a few…
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Dear John

dear john

Back in the day, long before emails and long distance phone calls, people wrote letters. Pen pals, business inquiries, how ya doin’ mom, and most special of all the love letter. Separated by oceans and lines of enemy guns, letters…
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huZZah

poppy installation London Tower 4

  Last year was the 100 year anniversary of the start of WWI. Throughout Europe, celebrations and memorials of every kind were given to honor those who had died for the sake of freedom from tyranny. It was a messy…
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