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Diana Aboard Britannia- 1981

These photos were taken aboard Britannia, during Diana’s honeymoon- August 1981, though they were released much later, though still in her lifetime.  I’m lucky to have some of these wonderful photos in my collection, and others, even harder to find, that were taken on deck.   50 more words

Police seek suspect in alleged Britannia Beach sex assault

Ottawa police are seeking public assistance in locating a suspect after two young girls at Britannia Beach complained they were touched inappropriately while they were wading in the unsupervised area on Monday. 129 more words

Local News

Ocean Terminal Edinburgh: The Royal Yacht Britannia Tour

At Ocean Terminal, around the Port of Leith, on the edge of Edinburgh, sits the decommissioned royal yacht, Britannia. The ship has been adapted into a tour. 478 more words

History

37 Reasons Why Great Britain Really Is Great

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Via reddit.com 2. Earth’s most sensual sight.
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P&O Cruise Liner off Newhaven - the view from the park

Britain’s largest cruise liner was moored off Newhaven this morning.  It is massive!  We had to cross Starbank Road to see it but we did get a good view of the launches shuttling back and forward to Newhaven while we were gardening. 12 more words

News

Myths of Sovereignty and British Isolation, IX. British connections with Europe from the Stone Age to the Anglo-Saxon Invasion

Following on from the last post on post-war Germany and British attitudes to Germany, this post will jump back to the deep history of Britain’s links with Europe, though there will be a return at some point to more recent history and current concerns. 752 more words

History

SOME CRUISE NEWS AND VIEWS FROM THE WEEK

One way and another, it has been quite an eventful few days in the cruise industry. And at least two of the biggest stories originate, or at least impact, on the potentially burgeoning cruise trade in and around Cuba, 412 more words

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