Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Message in a bottle thrown into English Channel arrives 10,000 miles away in AUSTRALIA after just five months… that’s a speed of 3mph (or 2.6 knots!)

She threw her message in a bottle into the sea off the edge of Bournemouth Pier in the vain hope it might drift slowly to her aunt in Guernsey. And when four-year-old Jasmine Hudson heard nothing from across the Channel she imagined it had been swallowed by a shark. But incredibly, five months later, her precious note hit land in Largs Bay Beach near Adelaide, southern Australia - 10,000 miles away from where it plopped in the water in Bournemouth, Dorset, where she was on holiday with her family.Read more

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