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Bitterne Park pupil wins classmates a trip to museum with drawing
11:30am Monday 13th January 2014 in News
IT is a picture that captures the true essence of life sailing the seven seas.
The entry was chosen by TV history show presenter Dan Snow after hundreds of children across the city took part in the Daily Echo-run competition.
Sam’s drawing of a large boat surrounded by flocks of seagulls brought back memories for Dan of his childhood when he used to regularly visit Bucklers Hard.
He said: “We used to go down to Buckler’s Hard every weekend to sail my dad’s boat down the Beaulieu River and walk along its banks. They were very happy childhood memories.
“Reliving the past is an exciting adventure which every child needs to go on and Buckler’s Hard gives them the perfect opportunity,” he added.
“Designing a ship was a fun experience and showed great imagination.”
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