Fibis And The Brooke

Jan Leeming

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Shoreham Airshow 2007
Me looking brave before taking to the air (and the wing) of the plane. Wow, it was cold !! But the whole experience was totally exhilarating.

 

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Computers and the internet are amazing things. One of my concerns with putting together this site was that it could remain current, yet with all my travelling I've often much to say, but little time to say it. Years ago when reading the news it would take me days on end to reply to the kind letters people sent. Now, with the magic of the modern age, I can keep you up to date with what I'm doing and other events in my life.

FIBIS and THE BROOKE

Date: 15th October 2018

Hallo Everyone,

There must have been a repeat of a programme because my viewer figures went up greatly.

I keep apologizing for not writing my blogs like I used to do.  It's for two reasons - one this house move has been simply dreadful.  I was unaware of a thing called 'Snagging' with a new house - of which I had two pages of 'snags' but also there have been other matters which were simply 'shoddy workmanship' and I've now had to pay out to have work done which I shouldn't have had to do but trying to get the Developers to do anything is well nigh impossible and I didn't want the outside problems to become even worse over the winter.

Also when I became Ambassador for Just You Holidays they wanted me to have a Twitter Account or write them up on Facebook.  As I like writing and would have written essays on Facebook?? I decided it was easier to have a Twitter account and have built up a following of 2,500.  It's much easier to Tweet and it does 'contain me'.  If you'd like to follow me on Twitter its @Jan_Leeming.  I retweet a lot of 'stuff' about animal welfare but also write about my goings on.  

Recently I attended a FIBIS Conference - Families in British India Society - which was fascinating and gave a talk which will be put on line so I might publish the link.  It will be on YouTube but not there for the general public.

I was also asked to interview the author of a book on Dorothy Brooke who founded the Charity which looks after Equines in the Middle and Far East.  Grant Hayter-Menzies was a lovely man to interview and I think we got across the essence of the book.  The event was the Annual Supporters' Day and it was held at Sandhurst Military Academy - that was a privilege simply being there.

My father was in the Army and was based at Woolwich. I'd no idea that prior to its move to Sandhurst the Military Acadamy had been at Woolwich.

I'll write a bit more fully about FIBIS and also The Brooke.   And remember if you want to catch up with me more regularly its @Jan_Leeming on Twitter.

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