Tag : Oman

VC sml
Jul 14th, 2012 | | Patrick's Writing | 33 Comments

Time for a Posthumous V.C. – The Battle of Mirbat

Oman – Mirbat is marked with an 'X' This is another break from my usual run of essays on colour and paint in decoration - a far cry indeed. As several will know, I spent a few years in the Army and have an interest...

Desert Dunes - Desert photograph by permission of http://www.freenaturepictures.com/desert-landscapes-pictures.php
Dec 7th, 2010 | | Colour Services | No Comments

The Last Thirty Years – 1

“You will not take up your appointment in Oman - I want you to run an Army Youth Team in Northampton” With those words my Lawrence-like dreams were over and I realised that my military career had...