How wonderful is email?
A few days ago and there is a joke in here some where, I received an email dated February 23, now why did that arrive so late?
The subject, an enquiry, was “H.M. Schooner “Pickle“, carrying the news of the Battle of Trafalgar ~PurchasePrint : yes ~ Message : On prestige cotton canvass~ Message entered from : H.M. Schooner “Pickle“, carrying the news of the Battle of Trafalgar.
You can see and read more of the extra ordinary research and story of Pickle and this wonderful and renowned picture on web site page http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/urgent_dispatches.html.
My flight was confirmed today. Apparently I’m going to be a starlet on TV a first for a marine artist?
This re HM Schooner Pickle, the gallant little ship that carried the news of the battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson, interview to be with Tom Cunliffe…
Because of H.M. Schooner “Pickle“, carrying the news of the Battle of Trafalgar (see http://www.frickers.co.uk/marine-art/urgent_dispatches.html }
Anne Maddever, descendant of Lieut. John LAPENOTIERE, meeting with Gordon Frickers, marine artist and probably the leading authority on HMS Pickle.
Because of a forthcoming BBC Channel 4 TV documentary, “Boats that made Britain”, Anne and Gordon had been in touch by email and phone for several months and decided to have their first rendez-vous appropriately on 04.11.09, Pickle Night.
Pickle night tonight!!! An excuse to party! Never mind naughty old Guy Fawkes…
The best Pickle night party we ever had included firing 2 real naval cannons complete with gun carriages, from our back garden!
Our thin excuse was