Monthly Archives: August 2013

We’re on the eve of destruction . . .

When I left for my first trip at sea back in March; I was crossing from Dover to Calais; and at the ferry terminal; I seen a group of Turkish looking men; at least; that was what I’d decided when … Continue reading

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Thailand, South China Sea, China

Some pictures, and video from my time in the south china sea.

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My first sea trip….

Some pictures, and some video clips from my first trip on a Bulk carrier. Apologies for the cheesy Gordon Lightfoot overkill; who am I kidding? I’m not sorry. I slung these together whilst on board.  From occasionally popping my head … Continue reading

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Lyrics written at sea….

Whilst on my first sea phase; I wrote a few songs on my Ukulele and recorded them once I had returned from sea.  Having an outlet to be creative was a godsend, in an environment where creativity isn’t really something … Continue reading

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Goldfish Longevity

I was in my back garden enjoying the sun last week, at the same time looking at my fish pond.  Various incarnations of a ‘pond’ have existed in my parents garden for as long as we’ve been living here. First … Continue reading

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Ship Happens

A mostly pictorial review of my first sea phase aboard a 29,499 MT Bulk Carrier. Dunkirk, France From France we headed across the North Sea. Due to bad weather; we were drifting for a few days, which was very frustrating at … Continue reading

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Hilbre Island

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