Our annual mum & daughter road trip kicked off from Portsmouth. The ferry we were to board would leave the port city at 8 o’clock Monday morning, so instead of leaving London in the early hours on the same day, we decided to stay overnight near the ferry terminal. 352 more words
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I’m playing catch up a bit here, as these two adventures were back in March. Life’s been a little hectic recently what with planning my new Etsy shop, working on various other writing projects, taking on more commitments for the children’s clubs and groups and life and HE in general! 593 more words
Our sea hero’s obsession with them led to his death – and everyone else owned them met a tragic end.
As dawn broke over Aboukir Bay on the northern coast of Egypt, it revealed a sea strewn with dead bodies and wreckage from the French and British ships which had been engaged in deadly exchanges of fire throughout the night. 142 more words
Those of you who have seen my previous posts on this project will be happy to know I’m still on it. The last year has been a very busy one for me in the research of Japanese traditional boats, and that is the primary force that’s pulled me away from a lot of progress on HMS Victory. 747 more words