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A Silent Film for the Trafalgar Sail Project

Given the inspiration that Nelson has lent to my quilting projects over the last year, I was very excited to read about a community project organised by the… 336 more words


Let’s go to ... Portsmouth

It’s home to Ben Ainslie’s new sailing HQ and will host the America’s Cup in July but the city isn’t just about sailing, there are some great festivals on the horizon


'V' for Victorious!

I couldn’t resist getting involved in the Community Trafalgar Sail Project, as I loved exploring HMS Victory on a visit to the Historic Dockyard a few years ago. 216 more words

Collaborative Work

The Nelson Quilt at Portsmouth

Over the last few weeks, I have been having a slightly frustrating time as a result of working on the Nelson Quilt. All the stitching over papers using the English Paper Piecing technique has strained my arm and I have developed tennis elbow. 520 more words


On board HMS Warrior with a beer in hand, surely the best way to explore a museum

This is HMS Warrior, berthed in the Historic Dockyard in Portsmouth in the UK. Launched in 1860, she was Britain’s first iron-hulled, armoured warship, part of Queen Victoria’s fleet. 346 more words


HMS Victory Using Auto ISO

HMS Victory located within Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard.

The Victory was built back in 1860 and due to the age of the ship and the artefacts onboard, you are NOT allowed to take flash photography. 208 more words

Amateur Photographer

Southampton, day 2

Friday 4/17:

Southampton has turned out to be disadvantageous for visiting Avesbury and Stonehenge off-season.  While I work on that problem, I decided to spend the day at Portsmouth’s historic dockyard ( 363 more words