Elsie fondly recalls her Tall Ships adventure

Elsie fondly recalls her Tall Ships adventure

0 Have your say A woman who embarked on a Tall Ships adventure more than two decades ago took a step back in time at a special event.
Thrill-seeking Elsie Joel, from Whitley Bay, marked her retirement as a midwife and nurse in 1993 by visiting the Tall Ships Regatta on Newcastle Quayside.
She boarded the Eye of the Wind and after chatting to the captain and crew, was offered the chance to join them two days later to join them for the race from Newcastle to Bergen.
Twenty-three years on, the 83-year-old Elsie rejoined the Tall Ships celebrations at Blyth quayside for the start of the Tall... read more

1 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 31

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