Njord's Adventures

21 March 2020 | Salisbury
21 March 2020 | St. Thomas's Church, Salisbury
21 March 2020 | St. Thimas's Church, Salisbury
23 February 2020
23 February 2020 | Montacute. House, Somerset
23 February 2020 | Calisbury Cathedral
15 December 2019 | Salisbury Cathedral, Wiltshire
22 September 2019 | Marina di Ragusa
22 September 2019 | Corfu to Marina di Ragusa
23 August 2019 | Gouvia Marina Yard
23 August 2019 | Telesilla Hotel, Gouvia Marina
23 August 2019 | Tellesilla Hotel, Gouvia
06 August 2019 | Ionian
22 July 2019 | Cleopatra Marina, Preveza
22 July 2019 | Ormos Varko, Mainland Greece
22 July 2019 | Palairos, Mainland Greece
14 July 2019 | Vlikho Bay, Nidri, N. Lefkas
11 July 2019 | Sivota Bakery
11 July 2019

The Cathedral Close, Salisbury

21 March 2020 | Salisbury
A lovely sunny day at the beginning of March.

Stay safe everyone in these unprecedented times.

The Doom Painting, Salisbury

21 March 2020 | St. Thomas's Church, Salisbury

The Doom Painting in St.Thomas's Church, Salisbury

21 March 2020 | St. Thimas's Church, Salisbury
Around 1470 this amazing Doom Painting was painted in St. Thomas's but then was covered with whitewash during the Reformation. In 2019 a big restoration programme has restored the vibrant colours and it seems to sparkle in the sunlight. Doom paintings were illustrated with the colours being applied to wet concrete making the colours last as they were embedded into the walls rather than being painted on the surface. Doom paintings typically depict the Last Judgement.

Montacute House

23 February 2020
A well preserved Elizabethan mansion - National Trust property near Yeovil

Montacute House - National Trust

23 February 2020 | Montacute. House, Somerset
Clare Harrison
Apparently Montacute House is one of the most visited NT properties in the UK.

It is an Elizabethan masterpiece with stunning gardens and a long wide tree-lined drive through the park. The owner Sir Edward Phelips was a lawyer, a politician and the first Speaker of the House of Commins in 1601. He had the house built as his summer holiday home where he lavishly entertained which was his "get away" from the smelly streets in London in the summer.

Montacute House - National Trust and "bring your doggie" day

23 February 2020 | Montacute House
My god daughter, Catherine's parents live in Devon not too far from Exeter. We decided to meet up half way between Salisbury and their home and visit Montacute House. As it was bring your doggie day it was a great excuse to take Wilfred their cockapoo for a ramble in the parkland.

Wilfred came on a tour around the house too and is such a live wire, he has a lovely friendly disposition.

I went by train through very pretty Wiltshire and Somerset countryside. Montacute House is near Yeovil.
Vessel Name: Njord of London
Vessel Make/Model: Malo 39 Classic
Crew: Vic Farhi & Clare Harrison
About: Learnt to sail together and the first sailing experience was in Lanzarote in 2005. We then bought Mandarin, a Bavaria 39 and in June 2012 bought Njord, a Malo 39 from the Baltic.
Extra: As attributed to Mark Twain: Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bow lines, sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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