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When journalists are smeared it’s politicians who win

Picture this, the editor of a left-wing publication is dragged before a bench of politicians, having upset his government. He is asked: “Do you love this country?” 490 more words

A hero of the Royal Charter

This wonderful bronze statue honours a seaman of great courage who saved many lives during one of the major sea-faring tragedies of the Victorian age. 285 more words


Monday, 9th February 2015

A prediction for if the free-trade-and-philanthropy crowd ever manage to get the BBC sold off: a few years down the line a charity will be set up to buy advertising space and ease people’s misery by not using it, thus leaving more time for programmes; the charity will campaign to ‘Make Adverts History’, promising to do so if people donate just a little more; eventually, they’ll have enough money to fulfil their promise – at just about the point when the average annual household donation reaches £145.50 (adjusted for inflation). 37 more words


True Sea Stories

Aston, Paul

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Royal Charter
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.75″ x 5″
Pages: 346
Editions: The first edition was published by Robinson Publishing Ltd., England (1997) in paperback.  46 more words

Sunken Treasure

Wrecks & Sunken Treasure

No author stated

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Mary Rose, Association, Hollandia, Abergavenny, Royal George, Florencia, Royal Charter
Comments: Very small pamphlet; brief bibliography; illustrated… 70 more words

Sunken Treasure

What does chartership actually mean? (Part III)

(Being a continuation of a rant begun in Parts One and Two…)

On 13th November 2014, The Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF) held an Extraordinary General Meeting (as if to rub it in) at my old alma mater and previous employer, the University of Nottingham and took what I can only argue was an extremely retrograde step. 964 more words

Alternative Medicine

RCVS President's Reception

The evening of Wednesday the 5th of November was the RCVS President’s reception at Belgravia House. The annual reception is a great opportunity for representatives of all the various components of the veterinary profession to get together and discuss the year ahead. 38 more words