Sirene CS434, a fishing vessel moored on the River Colne at Wivenhoe, Essex. Sadly, Wivenhoe no longer has a port or a shipyard. Happily, it still has a sailing club. From time to time, as well as the leisure craft, smaller working vessels, such as Sirene, can also be seen. A glimpse of the past.


Perseverance. It all started with the Sunday sermon this week, since when the theme has grown on me. Fortunately, I have realised that, despite 2016 being drunk and long overdue to go home, this year has made me - so, I do and shall persevere. I'm home, too, in Colchester, walking past Number 47 every day, … Continue reading Perseverance