Colours, shapes, painted names and emblems of traditional Portugese boats. They were photographed at the Maritime Museum at Belem, Lisbon.
Sea salt bought in a shop near the water front market in Lisbon. The shop had baskets of baccalau, dried and salted cod. The pieces are wide and long and cardboard stiff. I thought I spotted a bag of dry crackers for dipping in an on board fish stew. My interest started with the bookContinue reading “Sea salt, Portugese”
We visited the coast of Suffolk and saw its wild seas and exposed coastline. This is a story the sea brought forth in the medieval era, when Orford was a major town. AN INCIDENT REPORTED IN ORFORD, SUFFOLK, IN 1176 The fishermen pulled in their nets from the sea and found they had caught aContinue reading “Medieval merman”