Around These Islands

Round Britain and Ireland 2019

12 Ports: Southampton

Southampton is the closest major port to Nova’s point of departure, and the first of our chosen twelve. A place of arrivals and departures through history, it remains one of the UK’s major commercial and passenger ports, yet it is rarely seen as a destination in itself. Looking to the future, what will enable Southampton to thrive?

Article – The Invisible Sea

In this short essay, literary historian Matt Kerr celebrates the city and puzzles over its relationship with the sea.

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Podcast – Around These Islands in 12 Ports

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Photos and impressions

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