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Every situation, every moment is of infinite worth for it is representative of a whole eternity.
John Wofgang Goethe

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 10th 2024

In 1914 the RNAS was a new branch of the Navy. It worked with the latest technology and actively recruited men with engineering backgrounds in order to maintain its aircraft and engines.
The Royal Naval Armoured Car Division used an RNAS depot at Wormwood Scrubbs, in London, and started adapting commandeered motor car chassis. These were [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2024

Cerne Abbas is a charming and quaint village that is world renowned for the Cerne Giant, a 180 ft high ancient chalk figure carved out into the steep sloping hillside above the village.
The origins of the Giant, now owned by the National Trust, are a mix of fact and speculation. Some believe that he represents [...]

Comments Off CherryPie on May 11th 2022

It is not down in any map; true places never are.
Herman Melville

2 Comments CherryPie on Feb 13th 2022

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.
- Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J.

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 10th 2022

The original Short S27 was equipped with a Gnome rotary engine. This replica in the Fleet Air Arm Museum is fitted with a similar Gnome Le Rhone engine and representative propeller to illustrate the appearance of the aircraft in service.*

Early aircraft wings were usually covered with a fabric such as linen. This fabric was painted [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jul 23rd 2021

Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
Thich Nhat Hanh

6 Comments CherryPie on Jul 18th 2021

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