Here’s an article which I thought was worth bringing to your attention.
So, Ladies & Gentlemen, if you enjoy tales of ships & beer … click on the link to the original article and read on!
Did you know that in the golden age of sail, a seaman in the Royal Navy was entitled to a ration of 6.5 pints of beer per day? OK, pretty poor quality beer in all likelihood. When the beer supplies ran out, sailors would depend upon an alcoholic cocktail known as grog which comprised rum, water and […]
via Portsmouth – Battleships, Gunboats & Grog! — Fintan’s Brew Book
Saturday: 30 July
La fête des Voiles Rouges at Port Anna, Séné. (Possibly the best little nautical festival in the Morbihan!)
The André-Yvette – 80 years old!
everyone seemed to be enjoying the mussels
endless chipolatas and chips
Smiley, happy crêpe makers!
Golfe du Morbihan
Geoff, The Skipper, Terry
« We’re being filmed », I said, « Smile! And make sure no-one catches you picking your nose! »
The festivities carried on late into the night.
Sunday 31st July
fun & games on the beach
Chantimor being bitten by insects. And it was hot too!
Les Soubas Résille
Beautiful stained windows in the chapel
Then Chantimor went home…and there was just me & a tambourine as the sun went down.
Many thanks & congratulations to Thierry for the organisation. To Anne-Christine for getting us involved. To Pixel for doing the sound engineering on Saturday, to the cooks in the tent for volunteers and all the lovely people we met at Port Anna this weekend.
We had a great time & hope you will invite us back in 2018.