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Names, characters, businesses, places, events and incidents may be the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental.

Some stories have been written to recreate events, locales and conversations from memories of the author/s and/or others. In order to maintain anonymity in some instances, authors have changed the names of individuals and places, and may have changed some identifying characteristics and details such as physical properties, occupations and places of residence.

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A basket created with love by Dianne McDonald © 2016

A pocket watch found in time by Sandra Kerkvliet © 2016

Almost ... by Sandra Kerkvliet © 2017

Geoffrey Wallis: Character and Contradiction by Sandra Kerkvliet © 2017

Patrick Francis Plunkett: fortunes of war by Sandra Kerkvliet © 2017

William Rollan - from convict thief to model selector by Sandra Kerkvliet © 2016

William Rollan - a free man by Sandra Kerkvliet © 2016

William Rollan - HMS Leviathan by Sandra Kerkvliet © 2016