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3/16/15 Greenwich

While visiting Greenwich we explored the National Maritime Museum. One of the museum curators gave us a talk about the tea trade. After that we visited the Cutty Sark which is the fastest still-surviving tea clipper. 94 more words

Note from self: "It takes two full weeks to produce a 4/color ad without overtime."

We have two copper letterpress plates hanging on the wall in the MD+A lobby. They’re beautiful to look at as “art.” They’re even more interesting as part of the history of advertising and printing. 470 more words


Virgin London Marathon 2015

Warning:  The following post is going to be rather gushy and emotional, instead of the usual self-depricating sarcasm that has littered my blog.

So, I’ll start as I mean to go on: 1,158 more words



The Tower of London and Cutty Sark were London to me when I was growing up.  They were the only two places that I had visited in the capital until I was well into double figures.  475 more words


Whisky Battle of the Sub-Jacksons.

Alright, we’re all not driving Ferraris and eating at Shanghai Shanghai every day. Some of us punters have to grab a value whisky now and then. 1,529 more words


FoNS Cutty Sark Trip

In less that 2 weeks, the Friends embark onto their latest excursion to go to Greenwich to visit the fabulous Cutty Sark, and the rest of the vast displays that make up the Royal Museum Greenwich. 108 more words

Friends Of Newport Ship

April Antidotes

Is it nearly Spring yet?

A brief break in a busy Easter allowed a trip to Dulwich for the Ravilious exhibition, which was excellent; apart from the delight of the pictures,  there’s rare pleasure in being one of only a handful of visitors to an exhibition. 192 more words