Tag Archives: lincolnshire

Learn about celestial navigation with the Spider T crew!

  If you’re in the area and would like to get your head around navigating by the moon and stars, this could be your chance – and it’s free. I love modern navigation equipment, but wouldn’t it be better to … Continue reading

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Retired fisherman Ray Maltby talks about the decline of Boston fleet

[ad#intheboatshed-post] The British Library website’s material on accents and dialects of the UK is fascinating. Listen to Ray Maltby talking about the decline of the Boston fishing fleet.

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British Sea-Fishermen, by Anson – part III, from Lincolnshire to Cornwall

‘Hastings is one of the most interesting fishing centres on the South Coast and if one studies early 19th century paintings and drawings one realises that Hastings beach cannot have changed very much in the past hundred years. Even the … Continue reading

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