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“Ride it like you stole it!”

“Ride it like you stole it!” and “You need to have the skills to pay the bills.”  seemed to be the two catchphrases of Eric Lagerstom, the race organiser and I must admit, I quite liked them. 1,264 more words


The Hornblower: It Was Worth the Drive to the Airport

On July 14th my husband and I departed for the airport to fly to Buffalo. From there, we were going to rent a car and head to Niagara Falls on the Canadian side. 560 more words

Notebook Observations

So I Went to Niagara Falls Randomly

This has been a summer of grand adventures for me!

Last week I took an impromptu trip to Niagara Falls, Canada. Yes, that’s right, I went to the Canadian side. 511 more words


Your July 4th weekend is about to get better!!  I’m holding an INSTAGRAM contest for a pair of tickets to the July 3rd Ship Faced.  Head over to  345 more words


Horatio Hornblower: The Duel Reviewed By Brandon C. Hovey

Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998) Starring Ioan Gruffud and Robert Lindsay, et. al. 

Based off of C.S. Forester’s The Even Chance featured in the Mr. Midshipman Hornblower Collection. 396 more words

Brandon C. Hovey

Hornblower's Historical Shipmates publication date

Heather and I are delighted that our book, Hornblower’s Historical Shipmates, is now almost complete and will be published by Boydell & Brewer in September 2016. 59 more words


Notes on “Mr. Midshipman Hornblower” by C.S. Forester

I got this book because I heard Patrick Stewart say he based his Picard character on Hornblower. The book was awesome. I can see why someone would want to read every book in the series. 209 more words