HMS Exeter was one of the trio of cruisers that defeated the mighty German pocket battleship Admiral Graf Spee. Only a few years later, however, she would succumb to the might of Japanese naval power.
Maidstone is the County Town of Kent and is the seat of Government in the county. The town has many splendid buildings and is crowned by the beauty of the River Medway.
A friend who knows of my love of all things BMW told me of his encounter with the 1957 Pearl White BMW 507 at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Beverly Hills, with all its glitz and glamour.
Ask any resident of Cobh what annoys them most and the answer is almost always the same, “its pronounced Cove”. It’s easy for the less well informed amongst us to fall into this mistake but once.