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Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done, and why. Then do it.
Robert A. Heinlein

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 13th 2011

…from the outside.
Maybe next time I will get to see it from the inside

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 28th 2011

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 23rd 2011

This figurehead (Medusa) was taken from the ship implacable.  This ship was originally named Duguay-Trouin which was a French ship that fought in the Battle of Trafalgar.  Later it was captured by the British and renamed.*

*Information taken from museum literature.

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 22nd 2011

Information on the Tarbat Ness lighthouse displayed at the museum:

Designed and installed in the lighthouse by David Stevenson, 1892.
The Tarbat Ness lighthouse was built in 1830 on the site of an ancient Roman fort at the mouth of the Moray Firth in north-east Scotland.  It overlooks a wild and windy coast that, in local folklore, [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 21st 2011

4 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2011

Due to the cold weather this type of headgear was necessary on my visit to Leeds Castle.
I didn’t take the original photo, but I created a little bit of magic on it to convert it to black and white with soft edges

19 Comments CherryPie on Feb 16th 2011

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