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Browsing Posts published in November, 2013

HMS Defender at Glasgow, Scotland

Today, I took the opportunity to visit HMS Defender, a brand new Type 45 Destroyer which was accepted into the British Fleet in March and should be ready for regular duties by Easter 2014, after completing sea trials. 

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George Stephenson’s Birthplace, Wylam, England

This evening, I am focusing on George Stephenson (1781-1848)  who was one of the principal figures in the engineering sector during the Industrial Revolution in England.

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Sherlock Holmes Statue, Picardy Place, Edinburgh

This evening, I am focusing on Edinburgh’s connection with the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes via his creator Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle ( 1859-1930).

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