Dad’s Diary 8: Ordinary People & Terrorism

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Today’s episode, Ordinary People & Terrorism, is the first of two and draws on various blog posts I wrote about two terrorist attacks in London, those carried out by the IRA in February 1996 and Al Qaeda in July 2005, just before we left London for New Zealand. While there are no graphic details, it deals with content that may be upsetting for some.

The London shirt

Quoted by The Guardian

9 February 996 Docklands bombing

7 July 2005 London bombings

21 July 2005 London bombings

Dad’s Diary is just that – a selection of journal entries and blog posts written by a husband of one and father of four at some point over the last 20 years. In that time, the family has grown up and moved half way round the world, leaving the inner city for a small farm 12,000 miles away.

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