A Weekend Diary

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Around Portsmouth Harbour and Southsea seafront…

Figurehead and the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth Harbour

Figurehead and the Spinnaker Tower, Portsmouth Harbour

Figurehead, close-up...

Figurehead, close-up…

A British MMK1 Magnetic Moored Mine, Portsmouth Harbour

A British MMK1 Magnetic Moored Mine, Portsmouth Harbour

A torpedo (of the type that sank the Belgrano), with the Spinnaker Tower beyond...

A torpedo (of the type that sank the Belgrano), with the Spinnaker Tower beyond…

More about the torpedo...

More about the torpedo…

Sky above Spice Island, Portsmouth Harbour

Sky above Spice Island, Portsmouth Harbour

Similar in sepia...

Similar in sepia…

Naval Memorial on Southsea seafront

Naval Memorial on Southsea seafront

Poppies on the Naval Memorial

Poppies on the Naval Memorial

Memorial window, looking towards Portsmouth Harbour

Memorial window, looking towards Portsmouth Harbour

Southsea seafront from the Naval Memorial

Southsea seafront from the Naval Memorial

Streetlamp on Southsea seafront

Streetlamp on Southsea seafront

Aboukir Memorial, Southsea seafront

Aboukir Memorial, Southsea seafront

Inscription on the Aboukir Memorial...

Inscription on the Aboukir Memorial…

Ferry approaching Portsmouth from Ryde on the Isle of Wight

Ferry approaching Portsmouth from Ryde on the Isle of Wight

WightLink ferry heading towards Portsmouth Harbour

WightLink ferry heading towards Portsmouth Harbour

The same, in colour...

The same, in colour…

The 69 Wine Bar & Bistro (with live music today), in Palmerston Road, Southsea

The 69 Wine Bar & Bistro (with live music today), in Palmerston Road, Southsea

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HMS Warrior, and Liverpool Street Station…

I’ve now seen HMS Warrior countless times, and in a variety of climatic conditions, but the beauty of this (restored) iron-clad warship dating from 1860, in Portsmouth Harbour, is always worth another look, so here she is once more ;)…

HMS Warrior, early evening, 15th July, 2013

HMS Warrior, early evening, 15th July, 2013

By way of contrast, here’s something I can’t ever remember seeing before, though I should add that my visits to London’s Liverpool Street Station have been few and far between over the years. I went there this afternoon to collect some tickets for a journey to Norwich next week, and was drawn to this statue on the concourse of the station…

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