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Rule Britannia : The Royal Yacht visiting London in 1954

Regular readers will know that local collector, Eric Pemberton often sends postcards or interesting photographs about the Island which I feature on the blog.

This week, Eric has sent a postcard that celebrates the arrival of Her Majesty’s Yacht Britannia into London passing through Limehouse Reach  in 1954. 691 more words

Cultural Life

#12 - 2000 Pol Roger "Sir Winston Churchill" Cuvée Champagne

Estimated retail: $200

Going to be short and sweet today. This is my favorite vintage Champagne. It was the first wine to help me understand the brilliance of great Champagne and I’ve consumed it on many a happy occasion. 85 more words

366 Days Of Wine

I would embrace profound quotes written about horses.

This is a terrific collection of horse quotes, and you too may have a hard time picking a favorite.  Whether the quote be from an unknown author or a famous quote from Sir Winston Churchill or Will Rogers, they all express the feeling I get around my horses.  1,765 more words

Horse Sense

My Writing Plans

Those of you who are interested in Woody Joe kits in particular, you might like to know that I’m working on a few writing projects now. 684 more words

Ship Modeling News

On Being Right

By Lenny Cacchio

Let’s admit that politicians flip flop, and they often do it because of the expediency of the moment.  But these people are people just like we are and therefore subject to human weaknesses.  379 more words

News Blog

November 30 in history

1554 Philip Sidney, English courtier, soldier, and writer, was born (d. 1586).

1667 Jonathan Swift, Irish writer and satirist, was born (d. 1745). 719 more words

History