Sea-Fever blog


The Old Man and the Sea by Peter A. Mello
October 6, 2012, 3:36 pm
Filed under: life, maritime heritage, new media | Tags: ,

Here’s a great stop animation drawing and effective visual storytelling of a piece American classic literature, The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway.



Combining two of my life long dreams: Hot Tug! by Peter A. Mello
October 5, 2012, 10:06 pm
Filed under: life, maritime | Tags: , ,

 

Growing up I dreamed of being a tug boat captain. Now I dream of lounging around in a hot tub. Maybe someday I can combine both of my dreams. Look for me in Mattapoisett Harbor!

Check out Hot Tug’s website.

 



Not your little sister’s Ford Fiesta! by Peter A. Mello
October 2, 2012, 10:32 pm
Filed under: life, new media, social media

Check out the barge scenes!

[Professional driver, do not attempt in your city]

Flag dip to Todd Lappin, Telestar Logistic via Twitter



Ghost of the Titanic? by Peter A. Mello
April 15, 2012, 10:22 pm
Filed under: life, maritime, maritime art, maritime heritage

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Here’s an amazing image by Swiss light artist Gerry Hofstetter projected onto an iceberg.

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Closer to home, this plaque is affixed to the side of a house across the street from where we live.

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Francis Davis Millet was an extraordinary man. Here’s his entry on Encyclopedia Titanica.



Heading to the Amazon? Google Maps Street View can help! by Peter A. Mello
March 24, 2012, 4:08 pm
Filed under: Environment, Experience, life | Tags:

Check out the AmazonUNESCO World Heritage Sites, Historic Italy and a bunch more.



60 Second Lesson on Tall Ship Rigs by Peter A. Mello
January 28, 2012, 10:33 pm
Filed under: Education, tall ships

Flag dip to the great Deep Sea News



The Highs and Lows of Boating in the Bay of Fundy by Peter A. Mello
January 27, 2012, 10:07 pm
Filed under: life, maritime

Flag Dip to the always awesome kottke.org




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