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This is a sea-faring novel set in 1837. A wealthy former seaman from London and his daughter, who is engaged to be married, set sail on his newly restored schooner, headed for the equator for the purpose of restoring his health. Also aboard are a captain and crew. Soon, distractions, diversions, discontent and much more occur. William Clark Russell (1844–1911) was an English writer best known for his nautical novels. ~ Lee Smalley
 
Peculiar happenings aboard the schooner Helen B. Jackson when one night during a storm, the small crew found themselves diminished by one. Somebody had gone overboard, and it was surmised that it was one of the twin Benton brothers. But oddly enough, it seemed that the 'presence' of the missing twin continued to exist on board during the following weeks. For example, one extra set of silverware was found to be used after each meal, but nobody claimed to be using them. What then did happen th ...
 
Trafalgar Squared is an exploration and examination of naval warfare during the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. It was a time when the British Navy reached heights of brilliance unparalleled anywhere in the world under leaders like Admiral Nelson. The two powers, Great Britain and France, engaged in a near existential struggle for dominion of the world's oceans, generating a million colourful stories of heroism, fortitude, and exertion as they grappled with that ultimate t ...
 
The story of a Quaker family's journey from Ohio to Nebraska beginning in 1856. They encounter a mystery which leaves them an orphan girl who will forever change their lives. Blizzard, the Civil War, and Indians and more Indians fill this great adventure which tests their faith and ingenuity while shaping their loves and futures. Summary by Sharon Kilmer.
 
Armed with his father's knife, a riddling notebook, and a bracelet with a green stone, Astreya sails south with an adventurous fisherman, hoping that in the world beyond, he can find his father and discover the mystery of his enigmatic gifts. They voyage to a village where all the inhabitants have met a grisly end, and fearing this may be the work of the legendary sailors cursed to sail forever, they dare the open ocean. The journey is dangerous, and Astreya must navigate through betrayal an ...
 
Museums, galleries and historic houses are treasure troves of items from the past. But how easy is it at these sites to unknowingly just walk straight past an object with an incredible story to tell? In this podcast series host Ploy Radford talks to the experts at different museums, galleries and historic houses about the most underrated objects in their collection, and unveils some fantastic facts.
 
Real men don’t take guff from snotty kids. Neither does Disko Troop, skipper of the “We’re Here”, a fishing schooner out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, when his crew fishes Harvey Cheyne out of the Atlantic. There’s no place on the Grand Banks for bystanders, so Harvey is press-ganged into service as a replacement for a man lost overboard and drowned. Harvey is heir to a vast fortune, but his rescuers believe none of what he tells them of his background. Disko won’t take the boat to port unti ...
 
Locals from around the world share the hidden treasures of their city. We’ll go beyond the basic tourist attractions to discover the best things to do, eat, drink, and see from a local’s point of view. Whether you’re using airline miles, hotel points, or cold hard cash to travel, our goal is for you to have the best experience possible when you visit these cities thanks to the insider knowledge of our guests. Stay tuned and subscribe so that you can join us when we travel there.
 
Celebrated NYC publican Jimmy Carbone hosts a convivial audio ale salon celebrating the world of craft beer. Through discussions with beer industry insiders and knowledgeable beer fans from across the country, Jimmy and his friends explore every aspect of the brewer's craft from grains to pint glass and tasting to toasting. For 10 years and more than 500 episodes, Beer Sessions Radio has witnessed and recorded the craft beer revolution in real time. With each episode, Jimmy continues to foll ...
 
One of the first instances of science fiction, Wells’ classic tale published in 1986 examines various controversial philosophical issues active at the time of its publication, most notable being the implications of vivisection and degeneration. Narrated by its everyman protagonist Edward Prendick, the novel follows the events of his stay at a mysterious island, home to ghastly secrets, horrors, and incomprehensible experiences. Furthermore, the novel features innovative themes which have bec ...
 
Original stories of all kinds. A new story or stories every week to keep you company while on the road, on foot or on the treadmill."EVERYMAN" - stories overheard at the Chit-Chat -Cafe. "THE AMERICAN IRISH SEANACHI" - tells Irish folk tales. And "The Ol'Storyteller" spins western yarns and tall tales. All broadcasting from WYNOT the radio station of the imagination located out there on the edge of reality where would be, could be and should be all collide at the intersection of what is.
 
A wonderful coming together of two writers who wrote their books more than half a century apart. Neither of them had ever visited the remote islands they were writing about yet they provided inspiration for a couple of exciting adventure tales. In 1838, Edgar Allan Poe published The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. It was the only complete novel published by the American author. It was the story of a young boy who stows away on board a whaling ship and it goes on to relate the ev ...
 
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We're in San Francisco, California, with my new friend Ruth Carlson, the author of “Secret San Francisco” by Reedy Press. We talk about Fleet Week, murals at Coit Tower & schooners at Hyde Park. Show notes are at https://WeTravelThere.com/sanfran Indulge in the timeless production of "O" by Cirque du Soleil, an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surreal…
 
In this episode, I discuss NFL week 1. This includes the Eagles impressive victory vs the Falcons. The sooners will be fine despite what has happened thus far. College football has been fun to watch this year. The nats beat the mets while I was in attendance, they haven't done much since. It's hard to be at peace with their losing. Fantasy football…
 
This week Jimmy talks about the growing trends of second-use fruit, farmhouse ales, and natural carbonation with guests Jake Endres, cofounder of Crooked Run Fermentation, Ian Kalmes, head brewer at Transmitter Brewing, and Mandy Naglich from @Beerswithmandy. To kick things off, Jimmy dives right into the benefits of the increasingly popular techni…
 
This week’s episode of Beer Sessions Radio is very special because it’s the first episode recorded in HRN’s studio at Roberta’s Pizza since March 2020! Talking beer, and drinking beer, on the radio! Jimmy is joined in the studio by Fee Doyle from Beer Witch in Park Slope BK, NY; Claire Matern from Hiller & Moon in Park Slope, BK; and the stars of t…
 
We're in Los Angeles, California, with my new friend Danny Jensen, the author of “Secret Los Angeles” by Reedy Press. We talk about catching a show at the Magic Castle, climbing the Secret Stairs, and concerts at the Hollywood Bowl. Show notes are at https://WeTravelThere.com/la Indulge in the timeless production of ""O"" by Cirque du Soleil, an aq…
 
This week on Beer Sessions Radio, the Beer Geek All-Stars talk beer! Starting the fall season off strong, Jimmy welcomes Sean Lawson, of Lawson’s Finest Liquids in Waitsfield, VT, and Kevin Kain, AKA @CasketBeer, beer writer and blogger in Westchester, NY. To kick things off this season, Jimmy decides to get back to the big picture: talking beer. S…
 
I started off this episode by recapping the big St Frances Academy vs St Thomas Aquinas game. The Bishop Sycamore situation was weird but I learned some things from it. Cam Newton got released, I was shocked. The Mets players and fans were sick of each other for a week, it was fun watching the drama. The Nats are still struggling but I still have h…
 
In this episode, I reacted to the news of Gardner Minshew becoming an Eagle. The Nationals are running with the new guys, it's not going well but I'm somewhat optimistic about the young players on the team. Orioles and Marlins end their long losing streaks with back to back wins. Trevor Lawrence will ultimately be ok despite getting beat up by the …
 
We're in Tulum, Mexico, with my new Luke Hajdukiewicz of the Bunji app. We talk about swimming at the Gran Cenote, day tripping at Xel Ha, and hanging out at the Papaya Playa Beach Club. Show notes are at WeTravelThere.com/tulum Indulge in the timeless production of "O" by Cirque du Soleil, an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surrealism, and theatrica…
 
We're in Bangalore, India, with my new friend Rahu Rajguru of Turuhi.com. We talk about exploring Nandi Hills, colorful flowers at Lal Bagh Botanical Gardens, and the city’s themed pubs. Show notes are at WeTravelThere.com/bangalore Indulge in the timeless production of "O" by Cirque du Soleil, an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surrealism, and theat…
 
In this episode, I started off my giving my complete thoughts on Sha'Carri Richardson's latest race. The Nationals finally playing some baseball, just wish they would have won the series in Milwaukee. DC United coming back down to earth. The Eagles will be fine. Glad Delle Donne is back and they finally caught Bryan Pata's killer. The Crate Challen…
 
We're in Washington, D.C., with JoAnn Hill, author of Secret Washington, D.C. We talk about National Mall carousel, 400yr old bonsai tree that survived Hiroshima bombing, and Barbie Pond on Avenue Q. Show notes are at https://WeTravelThere.com/dc Indulge in the timeless production of "O" by Cirque du Soleil, an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surreal…
 
In this episode, I began by discussing a variety of topics such as the Trae Turner slide, DC United and Renee Montgomery. I had yet another Washington Nationals' rant. People have been starving for NFL football and it's hilarious. The Washington Sitcom got canceled by a familiar face. The Field of Dreams game was fire, can't wait until next year. I…
 
We're in Austin, Texas, with Evan Stern of the Vanishing Postcards Podcast. Evan and I talk about taking a dip in Barton Springs, eating at Sam’s BBQ, and hearing live music at Broken Spoke. Show notes are at https://WeTravelThere.com/austin Miles and points make travel affordable, but tracking them is difficult. That's why I use AwardWallet to mon…
 
In this episode, I give my final thoughts on the Olympics. Kevin Durant is the truth. The NBA Free Agency season is always entertaining. The barrage of Lakers' moves were most interesting. The Washington Nationals are tanking but the new guys are growing on me. I took an early look at the Washington Nationals 2022 schedule. Carson Wentz got hurt ag…
 
This week on Beer Sessions Radio, Jimmy catches up with Deschutes Brewery in Bend, Oregon! Closing off the season with a family-oriented brewery established in 1988, Jimmy welcomes Veronica Vega, Director of Product Development at Deschutes, and Robin Johnson, the Head Brewer at the Deschutes Brewpub. Deschutes was the first craft brewery in Bend, …
 
We're in Billings, Montana, with Jim Markel of Red Oxx Manufacturing. Jim and I talk about the Burn the Point car show, the gorgeous scenery along Beartooth Highway, and the Montana State Fair. Show notes are at https://WeTravelThere.com/billings Acorns invests your spare change automatically on every purchase. Plus, you can earn Found Money by sho…
 
This week on Beer Sessions Radio, the summer of craft malt continues! Jimmy talks hops, malt, and more with Jeff Lyons from Endless Life Brewing in Crown Heights BK, NY; Ted Hawley from NY Craft Malt in Batavia, NY; Chad Meigs from The Bineyard Hop Growers in Cazenovia, NY; and Chris Holden from the NY Hop Guild in Elmira, NY. To kick things off, J…
 
In this episode, I discuss what I have seen from the Olympics so far. The Nats have imploded but I understand the reasoning behind it. Westbrook got traded. I'm iffy about the Wizards' draft picks but let's just see what happens. The Caps got Vitek Vanecek back, thank God! The Hypothetical GOTE is the 1994 Arizona Wildcats softball team vs the 2021…
 
We're in Denver, Colorado, with Mitch Krayton of KraytonTravel.com. Mitch and I talk about the American Beer Festival, touring the Denver Mint, and the Unsinkable Molly Brown. Show notes are at https://WeTravelThere.com/denver Bluffworks’ stylish clothing is designed with the modern traveler in mind. It is wrinkle-resistant, machine washable, and v…
 
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