Monthly Archives: April 2016

There was a time

He found himself in that most unlikely of situations offshore, where he wanted the weather conditions to be poor. Not poor as in bad and frightening but poor in that the much used HsTp2  value would be such that lifting … Continue reading

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Has anyone seen my vest?

A piece of poetry from Frank Willmott. It’s been posted before but deserves a rerun. Buxom barges drifting, Outward with the tide, Outward, onwards, seaward, Where buoys and beacons guide. Bound with Grain for Yarmouth, Ghistong down the Swin, Hasting, … Continue reading

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Culzean update

The weather God has been playing havoc with the schedule these past two weeks. The whole caboodle was expected to take nine days from start to finish with everyone home for tea and self-congratulatory backslaps by last Friday. But, northerly … Continue reading

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Death in Paradise

Blue so deep you feel you could drown if you stared too long. Not like Westbrook Bay. Grey, brown, muddy brown, muddy grey. Sometimes, on sunny quiet days it’s green and nice. Rarely, perhaps once or twice a year, inviting. … Continue reading

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A short week in Rotterdam

London City to Rotterdam, hotel in Charlois, Bastion, OK but nothing but industrial zone, motorways and railway tracks all around….for miles and miles. Dispiriting an no mistake your honour. An easy 5 click walk to the Bonn and Mees office … Continue reading

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