Have your sayI recently published the photograph above not having the faintest idea where it was. So I was somewhat astounded to find it was just up the road from where I once lived in Highland Road, Eastney, although it had been demolished at the time I was in residence. It is in fact the Methodist church on the corner of Adair Road and right opposite the junction with Prince Albert Road. Mike Murphy tells me his grandmother worked there during the war when it was used as a British Restaurant.
Many veteran sailors will tell you, tongue in cheek, that the Royal Navy started to go downhill when the custom of issuing a daily tot of rum came to an end in 1970. The high lords of the Admiralty thought that with the coming of the computer age more technical equipment and complex weapons systems in ships sailors were better off without Nelson’s Blood inside them. The final tot was served on Friday, July 31, 1970, a day which became known as Black Friday or Black Tot Day.
Here we see an Edwardian view along Pembroke Road in what is now Old Portsmouth, but back then it was just ‘Portsmouth’, according to the postcard’s caption. To the immediate right just out of the frame is where you could once have found Trafalgar House. That was where Horatio Nelson’s sister, Mrs Catherine Matcham, visited to see him off on his last fatal voyage to Trafalgar. Sadly the house was destroyed during the blitz on the city in 1941.
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Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
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Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
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Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
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Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
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are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
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find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
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A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".