Monthly Archives: March 2014

It’s all in the numbers.

It’s all in the numbers. Then and now. No tears shed, as usual, for or by, Jack.

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Antwerpen and dec.

Before the brain cells give up any more ground and I forget, here’s a link to a rather delightful video of chap reciting  his ‘gay’ poem. It’s lovely and worth a look.   http://www.b3ta.com/links/Keith_Jarrett_Gay_Poem   Well this week allatsea has … Continue reading

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A bit of this and a bit of that

A stunningly beautiful morning in Fannit. From Westbrook the WTGs at Gunfleet Sands (some 30 miles away) stand proudly up from a defined horizon. Kentish Flats round to the west appears closer than normal and the view to the north … Continue reading

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From the papers

Following on from the Budget relaxation of pension lump sum rules, this cartoon from the Telegraph put a bit of an alternative slant on it. In the allatsea case, the name ‘Poundland’ can replace ‘Lamborghini’.

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Groove-in-back.

The four day trip to Rotterdam to look at two vessels turned into a 3 day trip to look at one, but it was a big one, so to speak. Hassle free throughout, all grateful for that. Five and a … Continue reading

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Uppy-date

The talons that are work have grabbed yours truly firmly in their grasp. Off to Rotterdam for a week doing shippy/boaty/survey/audit things along with a bit of  general maritime malarkey. If it wasn’t for the need to replenish the beer … Continue reading

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Out of gauge….madam

Not a lot of people know that. If an item, whatever it may be, is to be transported by sea and it’s too big to fit into a standard shipping container (a teu), then it’s regarded as ‘out of gauge’. … Continue reading

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