Today the Heritage Lottery Fund announced that the Mid Hants Railways “Canadian Pacific – engineering a future from the past” has been successful in its application for funding. 736 more words
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Tonight we are looking at a rather unusual naval uniform. In the opening years of the Second World War the Royal Navy refused to adopt battledress for officers aboard ship, despite this ban dyed army battledress was still popular and frequently worn. 286 more words
Today has been a good day. I am left with a feeling of contentment and i’m not entirely sure why. Apart from the drill, today has been an ordinary day like any other, the routine of life at sea is still ticking away, people are still carrying out the same routine as yesterday and no doubt Tomorrow, but tonight feels different. 388 more words
Visits to Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Australia, Japan, Spain, Belgium, and Latvia. My passport has been used and abused!
Tanggu, China. TEDA, in a bar close to the Empress bar & Grill, I think it was called ‘Cheers’ – The guy in the middle is ‘Robert’ – turns out, after a few beers, he was a homeless American stuck in China with an expired visa. 187 more words