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Fantasy Books

My first leap into speculative fiction was fantasy, where I first saw a lot of woman characters surface.  Magic, monsters…yeah, I could deal.  Links and pages about the books are coming. 254 more words


Bosch donations continue ....

Bosch has once again donated many useful and much needed tools to the restoration effort. Greatly appreciated by everyone especially the volunteers. 32 more words

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Soldiers at Sea Exhibition ....

There is currently an exhibition “Soldiers at Sea” at Shed 2, North Wharf, Docklands highlighting the time Alma Doepel was is war service and known as  AK82. 44 more words

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In which normal service is resumed

Well, almost normal. At least I can draw breath this week. I haven’t solved the technical issues affecting the day-job, but at least I have a little spare time to think  about it. 153 more words

Renovation And Restoration Diary- France

Tall Ships on the Tyne

They came for the Tall Ships Race in the summer eighty six,
From a dozen diff’rent nations there were eighty diff’rent ships.

CHORUS : The week there were Tall Ships on the Tyne, 1,195 more words

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Frames - beginning and end ....

This important phase of the restoration has been covered previously with photos and explanations but I feel that it once the planking starts to cover the frames we should not loose an appreciation for the time, effort, money and ingenuity that went into achieving the amazing feat of  almost total reframing of the hull.  113 more words

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