Monthly Archives: March 2014

66b – Gosport to Stokes Bay

We bumped into an old friend at Gosport Marina – look!  It’s ML1387 Medusa!  We last saw her almost 6 months ago sailing down Chichester Harbour.  Hello, old friend! In another part of the harbour we saw HMS Alliance.  Well, … Continue reading

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66a – Gosport

As we set off on our walk today we were greeted by HMS Dauntless as she entered Portsmouth Harbour.  What a strange and impressive looking ship! HMS Dauntless is a Type-45 Destroyer, specialising in protecting the British fleet from air … Continue reading

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The Coastal Path Gets Printed!

In December 2013 I was thrilled to have one of my photographs published in National Geographic.  Now, having been published, The Coastal Path has also been printed! In April 2013 we took a trip to Paris, where we spent half … Continue reading

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65m – Portsmouth to Gosport

The Gosport Ferry does not take long to cross the harbour, but is well worth the trouble, and really it is not much trouble at all.  It is cheap, offers a regular service, has an open-air upper deck, and skips … Continue reading

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65l – Old Portsmouth to Portsmouth

On our way from Old Portsmouth to the “new” Portsmouth we saw something – a fishing boat.  It was fitting that this boat sat somewhere between Old Portsmouth and the “new” Portsmouth, because the boat itself was somewhere between old … Continue reading

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65k – Old Portsmouth Part II

Just outside the Round Tower is a boulder mounted on a pedestal.  I thought it a little odd, so went to investigate.  Screwed into the stone was a small metal plaque which read as follows: “During the Russian War (1854) … Continue reading

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65j – Old Portsmouth Part I

As we walked across the raised battlements between the Square Tower and the Round Tower we had good views across to the Spinnaker Tower.  They no doubt had good views across to us aswell. Just to the south of the … Continue reading

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