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#Project365 2023 week 19

Day 127: watching history as a king is crowned. Two future kings also to the left and right. God Save The King! Day 128: a new little venture for me includes cat sitting and this lovely lady has been a joy to cuddle Day 129: bank holiday treat of a family meal out at Pizza […]

The new Dive 4D experience at the Mary Rose Museum

On the evening of the 30th March I was lucky enough to be invited to the launch of the new Dive 4D experience at The Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth. I first visited the Mary Rose in the late 1990s when I was doing my A Levels. At the time, the wreck was still constantly […]

God Save The King!

What an incredible few days. The thing we dreaded yet was inevitable has come to pass with the death of our beloved Queen Elizabeth II. I was in shock on Thursday evening. No tears were shed until Liz Truss finished her speech with God Save The King. And in that one phrase, I realised how […]

Holiday 2022: Torquay: Kents Cavern and Dinosaur World

Our first of two trips to Torquay saw us exploring the prehistory of the region. We began in Kents Cavern which is a truly humbling experience as we learn about the origins of humanity. The cavern is beautiful but difficult to photograph!   The total cost for the five of us was £67. We had […]

Day trip to Southampton: history hunting (part 1)

Yay! Half term at last (a week later than most other people!) We spent a windy but wonderful day in Southampton, exploring the past. We began at Bargate which was the main entrance to the city in Norman times, before exploring more of the historic walls. Zach has been learning about castles and fortifications this […]