Trafalgar day 21.10.10

Trafalgar! A painting in progress shown here on Trafalgar day, 21st of October, the battle of Trafalgar called by the French “Le catastrophe de Trafalgar”.

The battle of Trafalgar, an event which changed world history and Napoleon Bonaparte said did not happen also saw the heroic death of the British hero Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson.

Appropriately here is the battle of Trafalgar at approximately 06.20 as viewed from the French flagship; a painting in progress.TD_2_21.10.10_IMG_8792_d.JPG

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Email in a Pickle?

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.

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Newsletter 8, Sea Fever and super yachts

Newsletter, Sea Fever and super yachts, The Marine Art of Gordon Frickers No. 8 © august 2009

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It’s 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

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