Tag Archives: sailing


Sometimes I stand and look at the stars: I’m in the past. It’s night, and I’m on watch. The autopilot is steering the boat. I’m in the middle of the Bay of Biscay. I look around for lights …. a fisherman, a bright ferry, a vessel restricted in it’s ability to manoeuvre; There are none. […]


Lo, she is a terrible Goddess and I went for a walk down at Pett Level the other day and we spotted this ……. What sort of idiot parks their boat, presumably in this case for lunch, and fails to take into consideration that the tide has a tendency to go out as well as […]