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The Publisher and the Pekinese

Beginning this week, I wish to to introduce you to some of the real Titanic passengers and crewmembers who have a role in my pre-published novel, which is based on the true story of 12-year-old passenger Ruth Becker. 336 more words


Offshore Platform Storm & Fire

This platform fire reportedly started when high waves during a severe storm ruptured a gas pipeline riser. Most of the possibly 30 fatalities appear to be due to damage to the lifeboat during or after launching. 189 more words

Air Gap

The Owner Who Saved Himself

When the Titanic sank in 1912, most of the blame for the disaster centered on White Star Line’s chairman and managing director, J. Bruce Ismay. After all, it was his ship that caused more than 1500 deaths on its maiden voyage. 430 more words


Fantastic image shows St David’s new £11m lifeboat station taking shape

The new structure, which looks at to Ramsay Island, is part of the RNLI’s modernisation programme to accommodate its new Tamar class lifeboats via Wales… 11 more words

Welsh Business News

Friend of the President

Major Archibald Butt was a respected military aide to President Theodore Roosevelt in 1908. When President Taft took office in 1909, Butt remained as presidential advisor. 325 more words


Dressed in His Best

Philadelphia-born Benjamin Guggenheim inherited a fortune from the mining and smelting businesses his father founded after emigrating from Switzerland in 1847. The fifth in a family of eleven, Benjamin (sometimes called the “Silver Prince”) married and had three daughters. 471 more words


Theme Game Day #5 - We're On A Boat!

This week was originally just going to be pirate-themed games since there are more than enough pirate games out there these days. However, as we were sitting around talking things over, a couple of games came up that we decided we really wanted to play. 569 more words