North Sails

17 Dec 18
Dora's Thought Hub

New Zealand may be quite in the back of beyond but it is reachable. When people can go to the remotest places in the world, then it is a plain sail to come to NZ. More than the land of the Lord of the Rings and the Hobbit, NZ is one of the most spectacular […]

17 Dec 18
Garko Media

Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Money is published weekdays at 8 a.m. POLITICO Pro Financial Services subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 5:15 a.m. To learn more about POLITICO Pro’s comprehensive policy intelligence coverage, policy tools and services, click here. HOW TO THINK ABOUT THE CHINA TALKS — There […]

17 Dec 18
Digital Services

Editor’s Note: This edition of Morning Money is published weekdays at 8 a.m. POLITICO Pro Financial Services subscribers hold exclusive early access to the newsletter each morning at 5:15 a.m. To learn more about POLITICO Pro’s comprehensive policy intelligence coverage, policy tools and services, click here. HOW TO THINK ABOUT THE CHINA TALKS — There […]

17 Dec 18
Để gió cuốn đi

The Imperial Russian Navy was the navy of the Russian Empire. It was formally established in 1696 from a smaller force that had existed before Peter I (later Peter the Great) founded the regular Russian Navy during the Second Azov campaign. It was expanded in the second half of the 18th century and by the […]

17 Dec 18
DemoAdefa's Blog

News Headlines Dec 17, 2018. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers Compiled by Demola Adefajo The Punch Resign since you can’t fix economy, Atiku tells Buhari Lagos policemen respond to distress call two hours after robbery Buhari clocks 76 today, Jonathan, Akeredolu hail him PUNCH dominates DAME, wins Newspaper, Editor of the year Commercial driver beaten […]

17 Dec 18
Buon Giorno! Bonjour! Hola!

On day 3 we made our way to the cruise and ferry terminal to board Windstar’s Star Legend. The boarding process was quick and hospitable. Our initial impressions of the vessel were negative due to the age and lack of modernizing. The cabin/suite did prove to be very spacious, including a walk in closet and […]

17 Dec 18
GeekandGear.com

Spoiler Warning: The following discusses detailed plot points from the Season 4 episode “Down the Rabbit Hole.” If you haven’t had a chance to watch the episode yet, go back through the stones and return once you have. Hey there, sassenachs! All tuned in to this week’s episode yet? In case you need to revisit […]

17 Dec 18
chickenscratch

I sat down, felt the water pool beneath me, and paddled away. My movement felt smooth over the shimmering surface, through the mid-afternoon. The cigar connoisseur, I felt as if I were blowing ephemeral ships through rings and watching them sail away. Am I a natural? I thought, watching the kayak usher ripples that only […]

16 Dec 18
Motoring with Marla

“Then war broke out in heaven ….” Déjà vu In my early twenties, I was invited to visit Sierra Leone, West Africa.  After a horrendous flight and stay over in Dakar, Senegal.  I landed in Freetown.  What a historic city!   From Freetown it was an 18-hour drive in a Lorry over primitive roads (although […]

16 Dec 18
th2ombre

What we’re looking at above is 525 years’s of earthly experience.  No small thing. This year I attended a fund-raiser for an organization arranging for WWII veterans to visit the Washington DC memorials and to tell their stories while they are still here to share them with us. It occurred to me that the story […]

16 Dec 18
Techni"cool" Dad

       Six days had passed since the Horde moved against the Night Elves in Ashenvale. As the forest burned in Kalimdor, no one could escape the smell of smoke, no matter where they went the ash and burning debris was sure to follow.        Astranaar had already fallen. Countless Night Elves […]

16 Dec 18
sailing dawn treader

December 15, 2018 Days distance: 57 nautical miles Total distance: 731nm Prominent Feature: 40 miles north of Golfo San Jorge 1800 Position: 44-29’S 064-22’W All night we sailed a nice close reach in a moderate northwesterly and made some nice progress. Mid-morning however we were stopped by a wall of gale force south westerlies. We […]

16 Dec 18
Voyaging America's Great Loop Aboard Still Waters II

Hello virtual crew members and fellow adventurers! The crew spent the week cruising thru the damage done by Hurricane Michael.  Notice that the tree tops have all disappeared. On the brighter side, we get to welcome some new virtual crew members aboard this week.  You are just in time to cross the Gulf of Mexico […]