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A shot from Malta

A shot from Malta

For those that remember the Gut!! Courtesy of Stephen Fraser - The ships no longer berth over at the old base. The area to the right is bars and tourist shops. This is HMS Northumberland. I strolled down for a look, and a beer with the sailors, for my...

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A bit of hither, thither and yon

In The Navy Slideshow: John’s trip from Nelson, South Island, New Zealand to 8 cities Auckland, Wiltshire, Wellington, Portsmouth, Kaneohe, Sembawang Estate (near Pasir Gudang, Johor, Malaysia), Kampong Dungun (near Juara, Pulau Tioman) and Chinhae was...

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Small earthquake here

Was woken by the noise and our apartment block shaking, found out later that it was a 4.7 quake centered at Yingkou, about 80 Km south of us. No apparent damage or injuries. I sleep with very little on and thoughts of having to evacuate the building and...

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Navy to Parade at Waitangi

Navy to Parade at Waitangi Thursday, 2 February 2012, 3:42 pm Press Release: New Zealand Defence Force Media Advisory Thursday 02 February 2012 Navy to Parade at Waitangi The Navy will continue its proud history this year of playing a major part in the...

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My birthday, Feb 2nd, and 70 years old.

My birthday, Feb 2nd, and 70 years old. They say that three score years and ten is your lot and I seemed to have reached it with out too many problems. I am not keen to move off this mortal coil just yet so I have decided that I am going to stick around...

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