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HMS Victory – Portsmouth Harbour – December 2010

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Another one from the archives for #JoinInDaily with +Johnny Wills for today's theme of "Vehicles / Vessels of War"

HMS Victory – Portsmouth Harbour – December 2010

Another one from the archives for #JoinInDaily with +Johnny Wills for today’s theme of “Vehicles / Vessels of War”

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Row boats on the river Cam – Cambridge, England, January 2012

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

A contribution to #JoinInDaily by +Johnny Wills for today's theme "Row Boats"

Row boats on the river Cam – Cambridge, England, January 2012

A contribution to #JoinInDaily by +Johnny Wills for today’s theme “Row Boats”

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A side view of the Cathedral of Rouen

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Another one from the archives (2007) for #JoinInDaily with +Johnny Wills for today's theme of "round windows"

A side view of the Cathedral of Rouen

Another one from the archives (2007) for #JoinInDaily with +Johnny Wills for today’s theme of “round windows”

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Samurai Lord's Clock – British Museum

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

This 17th century clock is mounted on a lacquer (possibly urushi) and mother of pearl stand. The style is that of a lantern clock, it's a weight-driven clock with a single foliot.

From the information panel:
This clock measures hours of different lengths. Before 1873 in Japan, daylight and night-time were each divided into six units so that the divisions varied according to the seasons. Near the top of the clock is a device that looks like a small hacksaw. A servant would be given the job of adjusting weights on this to vary the hours. Moving them inwards made the clock go faster, outwards make it run slower.

The poem on the stand reads: In place of a suspended pot, this present instrument will give the hour and division, correctly representing heaven's word


A contribution to #JoinInDaily by +Johnny Wills for today's theme of "It tells the time"

Samurai Lord’s Clock – British Museum

This 17th century clock is mounted on a lacquer (possibly urushi) and mother of pearl stand. The style is that of a lantern clock, it’s a weight-driven clock with a single foliot.

From the information panel:
This clock measures hours of different lengths. Before 1873 in Japan, daylight and night-time were each divided into six units so that the divisions varied according to the seasons. Near the top of the

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The Giant's Bicycle

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

At Vogrie Country Park – Midlothian, on Sunday 11 June.

A contribution to #JoinInDaily by +Johnny Wills for today's theme "at least 80% green"

The Giant’s Bicycle

At Vogrie Country Park – Midlothian, on Sunday 11 June.

A contribution to #JoinInDaily by +Johnny Wills for today’s theme “at least 80% green”

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