The Sound Between the Darkness and the Light: Copenhagen’s Cisterns

Søndermarken is in autumn. In fact, it seems to be both summer and autumn here. Not even a transition, just both. Many of the trees are still a vibrant green…

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Turning 30 – A Decade of Adventure Travel

Turning 30 – A Decade of Adventure Travel

“A dominant impulse on encountering beauty is to wish to hold on to it, to possess it and give it weight in one’s life. There is an urge to …
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A Day Out at a Book Launch – In Bed with the Atlantic

A Day Out at a Book Launch – In Bed with the Atlantic

I’m walking through a massive marquee, trying not to bump into anyone. I walk around the ChartCo stand, filled with sailing books of every possible kind. I spot my …
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Boat Hitchhiking Part 7: The Languages of Sailing

Boat Hitchhiking Part 7: The Languages of Sailing

Long distance sailors are a mixed bunch of nationalities but the following are particularly common: French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch and British. Without a doubt, there are more French sailors&…
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For the Love of Literature – I have a Book

For the Love of Literature – I have a Book

My mother tells me that she hadn’t heard a peep out me for a while when I was a small child. She went upstairs to find me sat on …
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