Peter Hood (1922-2021) – A Tribute

My dad, Peter Hood, passed away in 7 May. This post is a combination of text prepared by my brother, Barry, for an obituary that appeared in The Daily Telegraph (ironically appearing on the 80th anniversary of the sinking of HMS Hood) (the comments on the obituary have been particularly touching to read) and my…

Contents Tourism – USS Missouri, ‘the Mighty Mo’

In the next of my posts on contents tourism (if you don’t know what contents tourism is, please see my post about Tanigawa and Ichi-no-kurasawa), I would like to write about my visit to the USS Missouri, known as ‘the Might Mo’ in 2011. As I wrote in my ‘postcard’ on the International Journal of…