BBC Radio Devon – Pause for Thought: Storm Centres
During the Pause for Thought recently, I’ve been talking about 7 places I have been to: Storm-centres of history.
Today, we will go to Portsmouth.
Last year I returned with my dad, to the dry-dock in Portsmouth that holds a very special piece of maritime history.
We went for a couple of days to enjoy HMS Victory and King Henry VIII’s flagship, the Mary Rose.
Unlike my dad, I’m not a military person; and yet the sight of this magnificent ship – a wonder of 18th century ship-building and engineering, is breathtaking.