Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Monday, March 02, 2015
the Mermaid. This area has been known over the years as Rotten Row.
Either as seaweed used to gather here and decompose - or because it
tended to gather lots of old boats that gradually rotted away. As with
so much of history, take your pick...
Picture copyright - John Stickland
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Sunday, March 01, 2015
Friday, February 27, 2015
stern, it is designed to be as fast backward as forward, it should
prove useful in some situations.
Or maybe it's resident lifeboat 17 11 The Whitehead's at its moorings
with 16 22 Alan Massey, a Tamar class lifeboat passing closely behind
- presumably as a relief replacement ?
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left to right) The Chieftain, Tooth Rock and Pitt's Parlour. The
Chieftain seems to have various other local names. I had a superb walk
here with the late Frank Gibson who explained that his father and
grand-father were responsible for many of the names of rock features.
As he put it "it sold more postcards"
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Thursday, February 26, 2015
Walking into Hugh Town via Porthcressa yesterday late afternoon, with
slightly dampy weather about, I noticed the sun trying to break
through above Garrison, pretty much literally a ball glowing in the
mist. It's not often you can photograph the sun - this is one of
those odd occasions.
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