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Mise Tales Forty-Seven

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. As mentioned earlier on the front page of my website, any photos or cartoons, or short bits of information, when it is removed from the front page, will also be included again later in the next next Misc Tales posting. That way you can keep track […]

Mise Tales Forty-Four

For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One. As mentioned earlier on the front page of my website, any photos or cartoons, or short bits of information, when it is removed from the front page, will also be included again later in the next Misc Tales. That way you can keep track of […]

Britain’s Royal Mint Honours 500 Years of Trinity House

Britain’s Royal Mint honours 500 years of Trinity House 20 May 2014 The Royal Mint is this week commemorating the 500th anniversary of Trinity House (20th May), the organisation that has safeguarded the lighthouses, pilot ships and coastal waters of Britain since being awarded a Royal Charter to do so by King Henry VIII.   […]

Trial Island Lighthouse

A lot of people who visit Victoria, British Columbia (on the southern tip of Vancouver Island) never get to see Trial Island lighthouse as it is not visible from the town core. One must travel to the Oak Bay waterfront to see the lighthouse.   Although it is only about half a mile from Oak […]

Lighthouses of Brazil

A friend of mine from the Coast Guard, Abe VanOeveren, now retired, loves to travel to Brazil. Knowing I was running this site he asked if I wanted photos of the lighthouses he comes across in his travels. My answer was a definite YES! So, below are photos sent to me by Abe. I am […]

Private (Model) Lighthouse For Sale

Private (Model) Lighthouse For Sale – via Journal Pioneer   New Annan fisherman looking to sell unique lawn ornamentNEW ANNAN – Anybody want to buy a lighthouse? Chris Wall of New Annan is selling his. It’s three storeys tall and is a scaled down replica of the Cape Tryon Light. It’s currently sitting on Wall’s […]

Lighthouse in a Mason Jar

Bass Harbor Head Light – Adding to the mind-blowing natural landscape of Mount Desert Island is the Bass Harbor Light. It was built 1858 for $5000 and is located located at the tip of Northeast Harbor. This morning shot also captured a full moon to the left. The first time I saw this I was amazed! […]

DIY Clay Pot Lighthouse

 I knew this would get your attention! The author says: Looking for a simple project to decorate your yard? Why not make this DIY clay pot lighthouse? For more information check out the Owner Builder Network (OBN). Let me know if you made one – send me a photo and I will publish it. (Possible)Related […]