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The Storm

October 1992, all aboard! We were heading for Cherbourg to catch the St Killian II bound for Ireland. We checked the weather forecast on TV at lunchtime after the news, just before leaving; weather’s fine for sailing. 1,724 more words


The Battle of Hastings

14 October, 2016 marks the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings.  The Bayeux Tapestry is a depiction of that battle.  Around the 900th Jubiliee of the Battle of Hastings, there was an obituary published in the London daily, ‘The Times’: 763 more words

Better The Devil You Know? - A Titanic Short Story by Graham Brown

After The Weekend

It’s Monday morning, about ten to nine, and the town centre office is coming to life. Deirdre, a woman of indeterminate age, which never seems to alter, is always first to arrive. 1,905 more words

The little canals to the sea.

We have come to the end of our canal adventure after two months, and now passepartout is sitting in the marina in Cherbourg getting ready for a refit over winter.  1,452 more words


3 août - jour 7 : Cherbourg, la Cité de la mer

Cité de la Mer – Cherbourg

Il faut y aller tôt le matin, idéalement à l’ouverture et compter la journée! Il est possible d’acheter les billets à l’avance sur internet, sous conditions de pouvoir l’imprimer. 181 more words

Brittany & Normandy

Winch cleaning and Carrefour by tender in Cherbourg

A fast sail with the current from Braye round the Raz de Blanchard into a damp Cherbourg was our last stretch with Secret Agent before they returned across the Channel leaving us to continue on our way by ourselves. 204 more words

Life On Board

Walking Cherbourg, France

Old town, new town, harbour, shopping mall. Everything in Cherbourg, France had one thing in common: charm. We walked right off the ship and found it everywhere. 599 more words

One Small Walk