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Screentime during lockdown

Screentime during lockdown

If, like me, your passions are more than a little vulnerable…

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Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall

Looking for sailing videos to while away the enforced isolat…

Musings on love and hate

Musings on love and hate

I was never sure what a love-hate relationship is until abou…

Lavrion to Gavrion and beyond

Lavrion to Gavrion and beyond

I watched the wind maps every day for ten days in the run up…

From the Ionian to the Aegean

From the Ionian to the Aegean

Libertine of Leith left Santa Maria di Leuca on the heel of…

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Italian ports open again - and very sparsely populated!

From 10 to 24 June I sailed my Alan Buchanan sloop Libertine…

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Sailing plans going South?

My plans to take Libertine of Leith south from Grosseto and…

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Luff in an age of coronavirus

Belgium, where I work and am effectively now trapped, is und…

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Waiting for warmer weather, contemplating the Corinth canal

The airline which cancelled my flight to Florence at 14 hrs…

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On the use of the humble danbuoy

My neighbour in the port of Cala Galera on Italy’s Monte Arg…