From Wednesday 8 September we will operating under Level 2 restrictions. We will be returning to usual opening hours.
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* to wear a mask at all times whilst instore
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Phoenix House Ltd, 1952
Adventure and misadventure in sailing the ketch Bessie from Appledore in England to the Aegean Isles. Losing direction, wrestling with sails and auxiliary engine, becoming becalmed, running out of food, soon became such a feature of the voyage as to make our heroes seriously consider calling their book 'Sailing sideways through the Med.' Given up as lost, searched for by the Royal Navy, what hurt most was that, after several days' sailing, the sa,e bit of North Africa refused to move astern. How our heroes eventually arrived in Greece and visited some highly romantic ports and islands is also told in this narrative...