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The Harrison H4 timepiece and other historical nautical memorabilia (the Cutty Sark)

Sometimes you get the opportunity to see something totally historic – like the Olympics for example. On Saturday I saw two things in the same afternoon that were in the same league. First of all the Cutty Sark was hugely impressive. Then we went to the Royal Observatory and saw the Harrison H4 timepiece. It was a lot smaller than I had imagined and a fraction of the size of its H1 – H3 predecessors. I could have stood there a lot longer than the impatience of offspring allowed.

If you don’t know what I’m talking about look em up. Here are some photos – slightly different perspective to normal:

Cutty Sark - pure art

the rudder of the Cutty Sark

figureheads at the Cutty Sark exhibition

And finally the H4.

the Harrison H4 timepiece

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5 thoughts on “4 G E E L T E 4 ME?

  1. Matt Russell says:

    If EE’s roaming pricing is as fair as the £5 flat surcharge suggests, I’ll switch over my current contract from Orange to EE.

    Not much in the way of info for existing Orange customers so far…

  2. Trefor Davies tref says:

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    I have just come to the end of my 24month contact with Orange and they can’t better the deal I am on (iPhone 4 – £15 a month 300min, unlim text, 500mb data. oh and with my orange credit card that makes it £10 a month)

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