Op Lone Line, Cyprus?

Discussion in 'Sappers' started by Batko, Feb 11, 2009.

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  1. Do Sappers still go on lone line? I was just chatting with a friend about Nicosia, and suddenly all the memories came flooding back (as they do when you get over a certain age...)

    We were there in the early 90's (LL 40?), when you were still (maybe not technically) allowed to take a Rover to Aya Napa for a weekend on the p**s. We stayed in Union Jack camp near Nicosia and had a great time. Especially one Sunday morning when one of the gate guard came banging on our hut door, saying Spr Mark Too***d's Mum was here to see him! And doing the longest BFT in the world, ever, the length of the runway