Now I’m planning an article for the ‘Just back‘ telegraph competition. Mostly they like exotic places like a cruise telling of the Northern Lights, or hiking through the Sahara Desert, but lots are in this country as well, so if you’ve been anywhere or setting off somewhere nice, keep it in mind.
Most of you will recognise Sir Frances Drake’s ship there in the harbour. You can see all the treasures he brought back from his travels, like rubies, diamonds and gold. Over twelve million pounds worth. Then he was knighted; he was in fact a pirate. No wonder the Spanish sent their ships after him.
A lot of Belgian people landed in Torbay in 1940 during the war. Now I know where Agatha Christie got her inspiration for the Belgian Detective.
Here’s my co-pirate.