A type 23, similar to HMS Montrose currently deployed in the Persian Gulf region.
From Portsmouth, been to Plymouth and Charleston among other places, things quite hectic at present. I’m quite tired, things going quite well. Next I must prepare to meet ‘The Editor’ from Bloomsbury, tomorrow at 09.30. When I get ashore on Thursday in France I have to go direct to a meeting at Dinan re Brexit. … Read more
Ships head turning towards England. My schedule is planned to include Portsmouth, Bexhill, Hastings, Wilsford, Plymouth, Charelstown, St Austell, Emsworth, maybe Penzance then back to Portsmouth … Not all in one day .
On the subject of Plymouth, here is the latest progress with Titanic’, “Plymouth Harbour”. A very unusual painting, in that I am reproducing the painting by the famous Norman Wilkinson, lost when Titanic sank. The new painting is very fortunate to be aided by the leading expert on Titanic, Tim Maltin, will be as near … Read more
“It is upon the Navy under the Providence of God that the safety, honour and welfare of this realm do chiefly depend” – from the Articles of War (1652) read weekly to all Royal Navy ships crews for 300 years.
Love #Plymouth? Yes: I still think of Plymouth as my second home, I have Plymouth on the transom of my sail boat. Mysterious historic Plymouth, The White Star Line and a Titanic connection. Keep a weather eye on this, my blog and Facebook page to follow this voyage as it sets more sail, a good … Read more
‘Last Night’; ~ New ~ 61 x 81 cm (24″ x 32″), oils, available, £1875.00.
Discover more on page Last Night.
Started 2 years ago, coupled with good light and inspiration, this work of art has eased me into 2018 paintings.
The symbolism and abstraction qualities expressed in this painting, eternal love, hope and faith, will bring good fortune, kindness and wise judgement to those seeking spiritual truth and emotional security.
Wot, no rigging on Racehorse?
As we, HMS Racehorse, author Peter Goodwin and I get neared completing, changes become progressively more refined, smaller and more subtle, harder to notice, yet people have very powerful intuition so sense what is not right.
There remains much to be done, completion or at least the delicate 97 % stage does now look in sight. You can follow this rare new yarn via “HMS Racehorse“.