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The Oak Tree: Nature's Greatest Survivor

A quick shout-out for Oak Tree: Nature’s Greatest Survivor, shown on BBC 4 this week (and available for another 25 days on iPlayer) – a 90-minute documentary detailing a year-long study of a single 400-year-old oak in Oxfordshire. 956 more words

Nature & Environment

England Expects: Nelson at Trafalgar

Admiral Horatio Nelson

“Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.” Horatio Nelson… 1,366 more words


Photo’s from Isle of Wight holiday Day 3 Portsmouth

A day trip to Portsmouth to see the ‘Mary Rose’ museum

and the new M33 WWI Monitor 34 more words


Take the kids to … HMS Victory, Portsmouth

A history-filled and fun day out exploring the story behind one of the nation’s greatest ships plus a trip around the harbour at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard


23rd July 1759. Victory!

‘It is upon the Navy under the good providence of God that the wealth, safety and strength of the Kingdom do chiefly depend’: Articles of War 3rd Version 1661. 492 more words