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A virtual tour of Shoreham RNLI Lifeboat Station.

     Hello and welcome to my blog. Sorry its been a while, but I’m up to my eyes in home improvements. In fact, as I write, Mr H, the handyman, is putting up a curtain rail and I’m gathering strength for another trip to the dump.     Anyway,  enough of me, let’s get back… Continue reading…

A tribute to Peter Huxtable, former coxswain of the Shoreham lifeboat.

Hello and welcome to my blog. It’s lovely to see you again and I hope you’ve had a good week.  As you can see, I’m back in the saddle and last week mentioned that Shoreham had been a hive of activity during my 6 month sabbatical.  Now, one of the events that caught my eye… Continue reading…

Shoreham RNLI: Rescues at Sea

Hello and welcome to my blog. It’s lovely to see you again. It’s great down here at the moment. We’ve got calm, warm sunny days; the daffodils are showing off and the trees are dressing up in blossom. What an ideal time to cycle down and see us. Just remember that Shoreham Beach ends at… Continue reading…

RNLI: The Lifeboat Crews

Hello and welcome to my blog. It’s wonderful to see you again and I hope you’ve had a good week. I’m very excited about the next series of blogs so I’m going to dive straight in. The RNLI is recognised as being “just about the ultimate lifeboat service” and over the next few weeks I’m… Continue reading…

Shoreham Harbour Lifeboat Station

Hello and welcome to my blog. It’s lovely to see you again. We’ve had some sunshine these past few days, but no chance of getting too excited as it’s been paired with bitterly cold winds; Mother Nature being a bit of a tease there. It didn’t bother me too much as I’ve been holed up… Continue reading…

Shoreham’s new Lifeboat Station

Hello and welcome to my blog. I hope you’ve had a wonderful week and the rain has not damped your spirits. I’m afraid this blog is shorter than normal because the stage play is gobbling up all my time. However, as you’ve taken the trouble to pop by, the least I can do is offer… Continue reading…

Only 8 more big sleeps to go.

Hello and welcome to my blog. It’s lovely to see you again and I hope you’ve had a marvellous week. Mine has been more eventful than planned, but despite that I’ve managed to post all the Christmas cards and bought most of the presents. So Smug of Shoreham is just going to sit back and enjoy… Continue reading…

The RNLI at Dunkirk 1940

To mark last Friday’s release of Dunkirk the movie, I’m re-publishig a blog I wrote in May 2010 on the RNLI’s role in the rescue. It’s an eye-opener and I hope you enjoy it. Last week, I featured the Royal Escape Race, and on Friday went to Brighton seafront to watch the start. It was… Continue reading…