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Melting & Knitting

Today I finally got to teach another class! After being sick last week and having snow this week, I was ready to see my students again. 177 more words

At last: The Sign

It took a week or so but now it’s clearly visible in Queen Victoria Street in Stanford, South Africa.

No sign

Since yesterday

YUM Eat Cafe

Bombardment of Alexandria 1882

Up until the Second World War, Egypt had been one of the most important North African posts within the British Empire. It had gained a new importance with the opening of the French-financed Suez Canal on the 17th September 1869 which took off over 4,000 miles of the journey to India and Britain’s Far East possessions. 2,141 more words


Max Visits The Queen

The majestic cruise ship Queen Victoria arrived for a one day port call in Honolulu enroute to the South Pacific and a continuation of its around the world voyage. 981 more words

Max's Stories

February 19

Today was another Royal day, with a visit to Windsor Castle filling most of it. Windsor is in fact the largest and oldest continually occupied Castle in all of Europe, having been a Royal Residence since it was first built by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, meaning it’s basically as old as England as we know it.   942 more words

"You're from here?"

February 18

Success!! For the second day in a row, we have been mistaken for locals. This time it was Mum’s turn to be asked directions. 1,572 more words

Cruise Ships & Southampton Registry

The brand new P&O flagship, Britannia, was unveiled to the media on the 21st and 22nd February 2015 as she was handed over to the company by builders Fincantieri. 237 more words