By Christopher Panks
October 29, 2011
The proud naval history which provided the economic catalyst required to drive the growth of any city the size of Southampton’s is still abundantly clear all these years later. A cursory glance at any road sign will detail directions towards the quayside, ocean village and docks so large that their gates are plentiful enough to be numbered. I can vouch for 20 but there may be more.
Though my maiden voyage to Joiners, the one venue I was aware of by name before moving to Southampton four weeks ago, largely consisted of sailing past these signs as I got disastrously lost, betrayed by my compass and the drizzle concealing the North star. … Continue Reading