Lieutenant James Cook and HM Bark Endeavour

Demolishing the myth of Terra Australis Incognita Bruce Stannard continues his tribute to Lieutenant James Cook, Commander of the Endeavour Bark, in this the 250th anniversary of their history-making voyage. The Endeavour’s first port of call after departing Plymouth was Funchal…

Naval Meteorological Service reunion

Meteorologist Malcolm Riley attends a Naval Meteorological Service reunion in Nowra NSW. It had been 40 years since I had last laid eyes on some of the attendees but it seemed as though only weeks had passed rather than decades. The…