30 October 2010

At the Seaside - Part Two

For quite some time now, I have been quite fond of a paddle in the sea, as this picture taken with my mother may suggest. Our holidays were often spent camping on the coast of North Wales, where the weather was often cold and wet! We were fortunate, however, in never experiencing a tsunami there.

27 October 2010

At the Seaside - Part One

Does your family love the beach? Are you someone who thinks of bliss as walking along a beach at sunset, hand in hand with a special person? Are your childhood memories brightened by remembrances of sandcastles, rock pools and shell collections?

08 October 2010

A Better Life

The steamship Oroya had only been in service for a couple of years when a young man by the name of Domenico embarked on a journey to the other side of the world in 1889.