Beautiful photography from Judy and Tom Robinson-Cox

Judy and Tom Robinson-Cox are part of the Rocky Neck Art Colony, based in Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. The boats, needless to say, are fabulous. I’ve never seen film of a pinky under way before, so this film is quite a treat just for that!

Robin Craig’s wonderful photo collection

Be warned – this could take some time, and it may be a moment to draw up a chair, and sit down with a cup of tea and a favourite biscuit or two… If’ you’re sitting comfortably, these few thumbnails link to photographs in the huge and wonderful Robin Craig collection of photos of ships … Continue reading “Robin Craig’s wonderful photo collection”

The young Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked in a storm, and rescued

The original title page of the novel Robinson Crusoe, from the Wikipedia A BBC Radio 4 programme reminded me that Daniel Defoe’s novel Robinson Crusoe includes a wonderful storm and shipwreck scene – so I looked up the relevant excerpt on the Project GutenbergĀ site. The assessment turned out to be right on the button, which … Continue reading “The young Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked in a storm, and rescued”