''The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war,no matter how justified,shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation'' --George Washington--
Wednesday, 1 January 2014
Mumbles the stuffed penguin meets relatives in the Falklands.
A solider and his girlfriend have found a unique way of remaining connected when he is on tour around the world.
Mark Thompson, 32, takes Mumbles the toy penguin, who was a gift from his girlfriend Meredith Craven, 26, from New York, wherever he goes in the course of his duty as a Major in the British army, snapping him in a variety of unusual and charming situations.
From the cockpit of a Typhoon jet plane to Hadrian's wall in the North of England right across to Kenya; Mumbles, is better travelled than most people, and has even met his real life contemporaries in the Falklands .Read more HERE