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20th August 2005, 14:45
By the time most members read this item the article in the newspaper may have bween removed form the online edition, but I thought I'd post the following.
An interesting and rather sad item in today's 'Scotsman".
20th August 2005, 15:36
Recently went to Samoa and climbed the hill where RLS and Fanny are buried and placed a few flowers on their grave. His house is bottom of hill and still in use today, unlike the "Equator" mentioned above.
20th August 2005, 15:56
As you say this is a fascinating but sad story. It would be great if all these historical vessels could be preserved but, sadly, few will. I am beginning to think it would be better just to let them go and keep their memories alive in some other way reather than watch them just rot away like this.
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