I could write all sorts about the Rising Sun, but what I want to say is best said here;
I had read in my D-Day Book that the pub was popular with service people from HMS Tormentor, a base just a little distance away. We went in and had a drink, and I thought a bit about the times that people had there in 1944, and what it must have been like.
We went for a walk along the waterfront. It was really interesting. I was trying to work out what these were for;
They are on a pier owned by the Warsash Maritime Academy. I think it is for students to practice being launched in a lifeboat, to experience a drop. I thought it would be quite interesting (entertaining) to find out when it was happening, and go and watch.
We went for a walk along the waterfront. I was amazed to see along the sea front. There was a line, millions of seashells;
It was a really nice trip out.