The ship went down 100 years ago this week, on April 15th, 1912.
I’ve had a Titanic few months. I’ve been to the ship’s last port of call before the iceberg, seen Titanic artefacts in Singapore, met a descendant of a crew member and in a couple of weeks Mevrouw T and I will stay in a cabin in the Jane Hotel, New York, where survivors were put up while waiting for the inquiry into the disaster.
Blarney Castle - place a kiss on the X, if you think it will help your storytelling.
Another week, another newspaper article sold and published, another story to release into cyberspace.
This is what I wrote about our adventures in Ireland, land of the story and the storytellers with the wonderful voices…
Every town should have (1) colourful fishing boats (2) a spectacular cathedral (3) a link to the Titanic
If we found Cork a little colourless yesterday, we had no such problem with its neighbouring port town Cobh today.
A large proportion of the bright paint in Ireland has ended up here, and the town enthusiastically stresses its 90 minute-long Titanic connection. Continue reading