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Away from the Screen

I seem to have spent a lot of time sitting in front of the computer (unfortunately not posting on this blog),  so it was nice to get away from the desk for a few days. 995 more words

Family History

A Walk Through History

I have several posts and collections of photos swimming around and cris-crossing through my mind.  I hope you will stick with me after what has been rather a long break and as I now take a diversion from the theme of patchwork and quilting to share a day out? 869 more words

HMS Victory Revisited

Before I dig too far into this next build, I thought now might be a great opportunity to give a quick recap of my recently completed  (2012) HMS Victory build. 322 more words


Plymouth Historical Dockyards

I was again thinking that this would be one of those days where I would find something to do while Rob took in the sights. Once again I was pleasantly surprised and enjoyed mysel. 216 more words


Mary Rose

Built in Portsmouth, the Mary Rose was launched in 1511. She sank during an engagement with a French invasion fleet just two kilometres from the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour. 94 more words

Moose World Tour

HMS Victory

HMS Victory. Best known for her role in the Battle of Trafalgar, the Victory currently has a dual role as the Flagship of the First Sea Lord and as a… 78 more words


Picture This XLIV

In a cabinet outside The Waterloo Chamber in Windsor Castle sits one of the smallest pieces of history. Once belonging to Queen Victoria and no bigger than a 5p piece, the article in question was deadly. 559 more words