In Praise of Pies
Posted on July 22, 2013 7 Comments
Reminiscing about the good old days with a former shipmate recently I recalled returning to our ship in the wee hours and stopping to grab a meat pie from “Harry’s Cafe de Wheels”, not far from the Woolloomooloo dockyard, Sydney. He told me that so popular with the navy did this eatery become that in […]
Pass the port, shipmate!
Posted on July 15, 2013 2 Comments
[To leave a comment go right to the end of the page and just enter it in the ‘Leave a Reply’ box] I’ve been to a goodly number of formal navy dinners in my time. But why are the port and madeira decanters always passed to the left at the end of the meal? There’s […]