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Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton's Merton Place, London

In a very small clearing (Nelson Gardens) off of a dual carriageway in Merton, South London lies the only original remnants of the home of a national hero, … 183 more words


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Detail from HMS Victory, side view, plein air ink drawing which was one of my finalist pieces in the last Kyffin Williams Drawing Prize competition in Wales. 19 more words

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Board Game Tour of Britain (8)

#7 Portsmouth. We have a mission: to follow the route of an old 1940s board game around Great Britain, sticking to the instructions as closely as we possibly can. 944 more words



Good morning

To all the fathers out there, Happy Father’s Day! Mine’s in heaven but I’ve rung my step-dad and granddad :) Got them both a lovely card too. 133 more words


A single-object museum? The Vasa shipwreck

This is part of a series by Curator Dr Stephen Gapps who received an Endeavour Executive Fellowship from April to July 2016. Stephen is based at the… 1,145 more words


The Historic Dockyard Chatham

I recently spent the day at the Chatham historic dockyard, Kent, UK. I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in maritime history.

80 acres in size, it has over 100 buildings and structures – the majority of which were constructed between 1704 and 1855. 135 more words

Maritime History

The good death of Lawrence Britcliffe, part three: crime and flight

Cliviger Valley, by Alan Rayner. The path Alan describes here includes some of the Burnley Way via Holme, the Ram Inn and Dodbottom Woods. 2,091 more words

Talking Bout My Generations