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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 looking at more furious engines of war. 374 more words


Out and about - Spring in Portsmouth

My dad is visiting. He grew up in Portsmouth and is showing me all his old haunts. It is sooooo nice to have a familiar face :) 444 more words

Craig at the HMS Victory fundraising in LA

On 6th April 2015 the National Museum of the Royal Navy was holding their inaugural fundraising event in Los Angeles in conjunction with Cunard Lines. The fundraising luncheon was held on board Cunard’s Queen Victoria, during her stay in San Pedro. 195 more words

Craig Robert Young

BookPick: Nelson’s Victory, 250 Years of War and Peace

The publication of this title, written by Brian Lavery, is very timely as next month sees the anniversary of the launch of HMS Victory from Chatham Dockyard. 345 more words


Deadliest Blogger continues its presentation of the great warships of history with a look as the main battleships of the Age of Sail: the Ship of the Line! 79 more words

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