With the Argies making all the current fuss over the Islands once again, maybe readers will appreciate what we went through to get them out.
One final person I would like to pay tribute to is my Observer 'Black' Bob McKellar, sadly no longer with us. For some reason I never met Bob during training, so the first time we met was at Andromeda's commissioning ceremony in Devonport. After the formal bit we ended up ashore in Union Street. We got back on board at about 0500. That was the start of many famous runs ashore around the Med and America. Bob was a serious player but also a damned good Observer and we managed to keep each other alive during some fairly intense flying - what more need one say.
Lt Cdr Bob Mckellar
So a final note: The blog will now revert to my normal occasional blatherings. And a final plea, if you have read any of my books I really would appreciate your comments in the review section of Amazon.