Thames Sailing Barge ‘British Empire’ Update

I previously wrote about the Thames Sailing Barge, British Empire and the rapid decline of a once handsome and rugged workhorse. The article was picked up by The Barge Blog, who kindly included a link to my story and it seemed to generate some interest. I recently came across some information about Thames Barges on my local history …

National Heritage Open Day in Goldhanger

A tour of Goldhanger today as part of National Heritage Open Day. Our guide was David Newman, who also runs the comprehensive Goldhanger Past website. Although I’ve lived in Goldhanger about 18 years it was still a fascinating tour and I learnt things I didn’t know. Over the years I’ve read bits of the Goldhanger …

Matt Gemmell – His Stories

I’ve just read a blog post by Matt Gemmell entitled “Stories“. Matt is ‘an iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch) and Mac OS X (Cocoa) developer and user experience/interface designer, based in Edinburgh, Scotland’ and not a writer in the sense of being an author of stories – at least not yet.