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Almost Perfect

Passed by so many wind turbines but this is the first time I hear them.

While waiting for the train back to UK next to giant blades slicing the empty space, metal against air … WOOP WOOP WOOP all of them amplifying the strong gusts of wind from the English Channel. 518 more words

Writer's Notes

THIS DAY IN THE YESTERYEAR: HARRIET QUIMBY FLIES OVER ENGLISH CHANNEL (1912)

Harriet Quimby Flies over English Channel (1912)

In 1911, Harriet Quimby earned the first pilot’s license issued to a woman in the United States. Less than a year later, Quimby became the first woman to fly across the English Channel. 50 more words

TAKING A TRIP

April 16th in history:

On April 16th, 2004, the cruise ship Queen Mary 2 began its first trans-Atlantic crossing from England to New York.

The sinking of the Titanic in 1912… 63 more words

Today In History

Beautiful bottlenose and sneaky beakies join us in the Bay of Biscay!

Bonjour and greetings from Brittany Ferries Pont Aven!! My name is Chantelle and I am the Wildlife Officer who has the pleasure of walking these decks looking out for whales and dolphins, and so far this week has been fantastic! 374 more words

Solo Day Trip to Brighton

I have always had romantic visions of Brighton being a quintessential seaside town, and two Sundays ago I didn’t have anything planned so I decide to just go to Brighton. 644 more words

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