A three-masted ship built in 1886, the Balclutha sailed the world transporting cargo for nearly 50 years.
Now a museum moored in the San Francisco Bay, this rugged vessel takes visitors back to seafaring days. 370 more words
An interesting look at one particular aspect of Ubaid culture, one principally found on the western shore of the Persian Gulf. While the Ubaid people have their predecessors, it was they who appear to have first occupied southern Mesopotamia near to the gulf. 11 more words
Greg and I have a bad way of falling for old things. Anyone who has experienced the basement of our Halifax home knows it to be a reliquary of mismatched chairs, vintage scales, chrome barware, a 1977 Bally Eight Ball pinball machine (that works about half the time) and odds and sods to which one or the other of us has formed an attachment. 493 more words