Rows of Kippers

Kippertastic – sustainable fishing does exist

>Another example of sustainable fishing – the Guardian reports big supermarkets increasing sales of kippers. They are usually herring, packed with omega 3 oils, cheap and a common species. They probably nourished the Hawaiian princes before their historical dip in the Brid briney.....[read more]

Bayeux Tapestry

Did William the Conqueror surf ashore?

Today’s news that Hawaiian princes surfed England’s east coast in the 19th century makes me wonder how far back in history can the Museum go? The Bayeaux tapestry should be checked very carefully – William of Normandy may have beaten Edward VIII by 9 centuries to be the first.......[read more]

King Edward VIII Surfing

Ed the Shred – Royal scoop for new Museum

On Friday 6th April, the Museum of British Surfing will open in Braunton, Devon. And to mark this auspicious occasion, the Museum has released the earliest photo of a Briton standing on a surfboard – the future King Edward VIII while on holiday in Hawaii in 1920. Whatever your.......[read more]

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