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Old Man of the Sea

When I visited Hunstanton RNLI Lifeboat Station a week ago, Geoff was one of the first people I met.

At 83 years old, he’s the station’s Press Officer and has been involved with the RNLI for nearly thirty years. 183 more words


Interview with the Crew: Deputy Coxswain Anna

In the second of our series of interviews with the Crew, we take a few minutes to catch up with Deputy Coxswain Anna.

So, tell us, Anna. 755 more words


Special Limited Edition Print

It’s hard to believe that I’ve now returned home after completing the first leg of The Lifeboat Station Project.

As those of you who’ve followed the journey will know, it was such an incredible fortnight filled with humility and generosity. 313 more words


The Crew visit Exmouth (Part 3)

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been writing about the Crew’s visit to the lifeboat station down in Exmouth. In the first post, we learned… 685 more words


The Crew visit Exmouth (Part 2)

In our last post, we talked about the Crew’s visit to Exmouth lifeboat station. We took a tour around the building and met some of the station’s crew and volunteers, but didn’t talk much about the station’s two lifeboats. 823 more words


Postcard from Suffolk

Little more than a day ago, we arrived in Southwold, a stunning small town on the Suffolk coast.

I was immediately struck by the presence of the domineering lighthouse casting its beams some twenty miles over the rooftops towards the horizon — a truly special piece of nautical infrastructure. 255 more words


Time for the Flying Suit

I’ve just finished making the necessary preparations ahead of The Lifeboat Station Project’s inaugural mission.

After its conception over two years ago, it’s hard to believe I’m writing those words. 755 more words