Plymouth Hoe

What is Empire? The privilege to punish and enjoy and think ourselves immortal (Hannah More)

“The Royal Navy Dockyard is the base for seven of the Trafalgar class nuclear powered hunter killer submarines and the main refitting base for all Royal Navy nuclear submarines” (HM Dockyard, Devonport).

I embroidered this using a lighthouse and naval statues as landmarks. It was early in the morning, and apart from the dog-walkers, the only other person I encountered was a shaven-headed amputee in khaki trousers.