Not being a fan of reading, I have found quotations offer an opportunity to create the illusion of being widely read.  Everyone has a favourite quotation and here is a flavour of some of mine:

“Familiarity breeds no attempt” The Fan Club Irving Wallace (On sex)

“Wife and baby starving send money (more…)

Barclays Programme 2017

Blessed with fine weather this proved to be a memorable day.  The parade skills of the College were of the highest order while the Band and Guard were both awesome.



As it was by the end of the 1950s. Two new Divisional (more…)

These are great events that usually end by joining the networking fun of The Liquid List (London).  2017 Dates and details are at:






Shrouds of the Somme Launches in London

Shrouds of the Somme, a powerful and emotive art project depicting the massive loss of life at the Battle of the Somme was launched in May 2017 at the Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) with a campaign to bring the installation to London. If successful in (more…)

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The two major justifications for visiting Australia (OZ) and New Zealand (NZ) were: To visit relatives and an old friend in OZ and to attend the Centenary celebrations of the Nautical College Pangbourne – now known as (more…)

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