Tag Archives: sailors

From the Atlantic Frontier

Fings ain’t what they used to be and no mistake guvnor. Young container ships going off to the great boatyard in the sky and freight rates at laughably low levels. Who’d be a shipowner eh? Worse, who’d be a sailor? … Continue reading

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Economics explained for sailors.

Shamelessly filched from the tinterwebby. Simple sailors need simple explanations for things. The following nails contemporary economics as far as we’re concerned. Mary is the proprietor of a bar in Dublin . She realizes that virtually all of her customers … Continue reading

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Sauce from the RSPB?

Sun, Sea, Sailors and a Shag… I had a work appointment in Old Portsmouth this morning, and finding myself uncharacteristically early with a bit of time to kill, I settled down on a bench on the ramparts overlooking the harbour and … Continue reading

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The battle of Trafalgar as it would be in 2014

From the intertweb archives Location, the battle command suite of HMS Victory/Warrior/Dreadnought/Death to Foreigners Nelson: “Order the signal, Hardy.” Hardy: “Aye, aye sir.” Nelson: “Hold on, this isn’t what I dictated to Flags. What’s the meaning of this?” Hardy: “Sorry … Continue reading

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