Title: Pull up a Sandbag and Pass me a Lamp
Author: John Harriss (John Harriss)
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Pull up a Sandbag and pass me a lamp is an old forces expression. The
sort of thing you would say to your pals, inviting them to grab a seat and
gather round when you’re in the middle of nowhere with nowhere to go and
nothing to do.
Swinging the lamp means to tell a story and the lamp would be
metaphorically passed round as the stories were told.

This story follows the path of a young man who joins the Royal Air Force
Regiment in 1964 and leaves in 1988. None of it is…