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Sea Views...

I thought I would share some of the views we had whilst out to sea, however, due to the weather there was not a great deal to see.


A New Year - Make a Change

As-salamu-alaikum pretty people! Hope you all are doing well! It’s another year —- 1439! So thought that this is the right time to spread some positivity around. 1,165 more words

Matters Of The Heart

UK (Cornwall): Holidaymaker dies after sea rescue at Newquay, 2 others in hospital - Published 15 Aug 2017 1455z (GMT/UTC)

A 27-year-old man has died after being rescued from the sea at Newquay last night .

He was among a group of three males who got into difficulty after being caught in a rip tide and swept out to sea at Crantock Beach. 279 more words


On Smashing Plates...89/100

One of the great things about living abroad for so long is the opportunity to blend cultures. Sometimes the mix is, well, excuse the pun, but sometimes the mix is SMASHING! 1,128 more words

Ex lifeboat-"Gertrude"

According to the ‘Lifeboat Enthusiasts Handbook’ ON847 “Gertrude” was a 46′ Watson class lifeboat, built in 1945.

She saw service at the following stations:

Holy Island: 46-68… 59 more words

Capturing Moments In Time

The Unstoppable Edwina Troutt

Her father, a cabinet maker, set wood aside to build her coffin soon after she was born. But the sickly baby defied her doctors and survived. 438 more words