Wednesday, June 29, 2005

In the navy...

Continuing the Trafalgar theme, there are some great images from the celebrations in Portsmouth last night:




















But given the, ahem, reputation of sailors and their less illustrious behaviours at sea, was this routine really such a good idea?...

2 comments:

Peter Burnet said...

I take it that was a stylized enactment of what a shipboard wedding party might have looked like in Nelson's day if the European Court and Human Rights Commission had animated British foreign policy. Beats even the Eurosong contest.

Brit said...

That seems a reasonable interpretation.

I've no idea what they were actually symbolising, but it looks to have the air of those fantastic opening ceremonies for the olympics, commonwealth games etc, where the history of man's athletic acheivement and brotherhood is represented by a couple of blokes on stilts and a woman rolling around in a big plastic ball, and so forth.