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On The Trail of American POWs Left Behind in Attapeu and Nhommarath, Laos, after the Vietnam War.

On The Trail of American POWs Left Behind in Attapeu and Nhommarath, Laos, after the Vietnam War.

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: Peter Alan Lloyd takes a break on a trek through the tri-border jungle near Attapeu, Laos. Doing research for the POW aspects of my novel BACK, I came across much interesting (sometimes jaw-dropping) material, including this superb article written by Douglas Waller in Time Magazine, which was published in 2001, and which shows how seriously some members of the ... Read More
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Talking ‘Crap’ about the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos.

Talking ‘Crap’ about the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Laos.

4 weeks ago
Above Photo: Surveillance Device fashioned as animal excrement. I did a talk recently on the subject of the Ho Chi Minh Trail during the Vietnam War and now, which is also relevant to the proceedings of my novel BACK. Russian anti aircraft guns used to protect the Trail I spent a day going through a lot of great photos for the slide show ... Read More
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On The Trail of American POWs Left Behind in Attapeu and Nhommarath, Laos, after the Vietnam War.

On The Trail of American POWs Left Behind in Attapeu and Nhommarath, Laos, after the Vietnam War.

2 weeks ago
Above Photo: Peter Alan Lloyd takes a break on a trek through the tri-border jungle near Attapeu, Laos. Doing research for the POW aspects of my novel BACK, I came across much interesting (sometimes jaw-dropping) material, including this superb article written by Douglas Waller in Time Magazine, which was published in 2001, and which shows how seriously some members of the ... Read More
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John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road.

John Atkinson Grimshaw’s Paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road.

2 years ago
Liverpool from Wapping (1875)  I’m a massive fan of John Atkinson Grimshaw’s art. For many years I have seen his paintings of Liverpool’s Dock Road (shown above and below) in books, articles and even pubs all over the UK. I’ve always thought they were magnificent examples of Victorian urban art, and they came across my path again recently when I ... Read More
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A Glutton for Punishment: Foul-Looking Palm Wine in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia.

A Glutton for Punishment: Foul-Looking Palm Wine in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia.

2 days ago
 Above Photo: ‘Get it down you” – Tasting Palm wine in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia. It wasn’t all hard work as I retraced the fateful steps of the trekking party in my novel BACK, who head into the tri-border jungle for a disastrous trip to the Ho Chi Minh Trail. One day recently, when I was in Ratanakiri Province, Cambodia, I ... Read More
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