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On the trail of the Lizard (Part 3)

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been telling you about the Crew’s visit to The Lizard Lifeboat Station, down in the furthermost – and most beautiful – reaches of Cornwall. 645 more words



I’m not sure if I’ve ever blogged about what happened on the 24th July 2013. Not completely anyway. I’m sure people know some of the ins and outs of what happened, but this blog post will explain as to why I’m taking on the H2Only challenge, raising money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). 1,007 more words


Ireland's Great Loss - Titanic Honeymoons Part XII

In July 1905, twenty-six-year-old Kate McHugh arrived at Ellis Island with $15.00 in her pocket and the hope of a better life in Chicago than back home in County Mayo, Ireland. 676 more words


On the trail of the Lizard (Part 2)

Having made their way carefully down the 45 metres of steps between the top of the cliff and the boathouse, the Crew were keen to get in out of the drizzling rain and the blustery wind. 653 more words


When Time Stood Still - Titanic Honeymoons Part XI

John Chapman had worked alongside his father, a tenant farmer, for as long as he could. By age 31, he still hadn’t been able to save enough money to buy a small farm of his own and marry his sweetheart, Lizzie Lawry. 323 more words


On the trail of the Lizard (Part 1)

When I was younger, I had a big poster on my wall showing all of the RNLI lifeboat stations around the coast of the United Kingdom. 730 more words


The Amadea...German Cruise Ship in Torbay, Devon UK

The Amadea ….German cruise ship in bay…Torquay, Devon.

A German cruise ship, The Amadea, steamed into town last week. It was not due until later this month so it was a surprise to see it in the bay on a wet and very windy day. 100 more words