June 9th, 2019


Happy Post: A Day by the Seaside

Yesterday, I amd my lovely work colleages headed down to the South Coast for a day of fun and - hopefully - sunshine.  We were headed for a town called Portsmouth, which is the home of the British Navy.  There is a historic dockyard where you can visit Nelson's flagship, HMS Victory, the Tudor Warship Mary Rose which was brought up from the bottom of the Solent in 1982 after it had lain there buried in silt for nearly 450 years, and various other ships of different types and eras.

Given that there was a maritime theme to the trip, and that when we go out together, hats are always the order of the day, there was really only one appropriate form of attire ...

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