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News Day

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO WERE EXPECTING A LABOR DAY POST, I HAVE HERE A LINK TO MY POST FROM LAST YEAR WHICH DEPICTED THE DAY’S CELEBRATION IN THE STYLE OF THE 1950’S.   731 more words

History

Thought of the week with the Very Reverend Archbishop Dr Robert Carolgees

As I sit reclining in my solid oak-backed chair so kindly provided to me by my parishioners, my thoughts whirl around me like a big earthworm might coil and buckle in pain after it has been sliced in two by the sharp metallic blade of a heavy spade. 921 more words

Thought For The Week

Brief History of the British Merchant Navy

By Kelly A. Spring

As an island nation, Britain has a long maritime history involving the movement of goods and people in and out of the country. 590 more words

Update

So lucky me (no sarcasm intended) is off to the sister ship of my last ship and being someone who rarely, if ever, has their priorities in the correct order here was my thought process on this: 167 more words

Merchant Navy

The View from The M Shed Roof, Bristol, 07/08/14.

The third floor of the M Shed, a museum dedicated to the story of Bristol and its “unique place in the world”, offers exceptional views of the Floating Harbour and various points of nautical interest. 264 more words

Photography.

We must never forget The Merchant Navy and the important service they gave during the first/second world wars

This year is the centenary of the start of the first world war. There probably is no one still alive who fought during the first world war 1914-1918. 773 more words

Lest we forget

Today is a day of vigils for me and I suspect many other people. In the evening I will attend a vigil in Woolton and then at 10p.m. 827 more words