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Joshua Slocum and the Birds

My thanks to Pertti Pesonen for reminding me of these passages in Joshua Slocum's classic, 'Sailing Alone Around the World': On the 12th, some hundred miles southwest of Christmas Island, I saw anti-trade clouds flying up from the southwest very high over the regular winds, which weakened now for a…

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Ann Cleeves Lost in Fog

Ann Cleeves, bestselling author of crime novels and creator of characters, like Vera Stanhope, that are now familiar to millions more through their TV adaptions, was interviewed on Open Book on BBC Radio 4 a few days ago. She talked about the earliest years of her marriage, living on the…

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