A small island is not just a place on the map; it’s a psychological destination; a model of simplifying your life and making do with what is immediately to hand. You may not even have to take a plane or a boat to get there. The Book of Life – On Small Islands
Sailing at Last We finally made it out onto the water. No, that doesn’t mean we launched our boat. What it means is our new friends Stacey and Jessie took pity on us and took us sailing on Smitty, their Catalina 310. It was a beautiful morning, nice and warm, with winds of about 12 […]
More children’s literature today. Tom found this timely video on Sailing Anarchy. No doubt a great many sailors get their real start while snuggled under the covers listening to stories of travel and adventure on the sea.
The leafy neighborhood of Ballsbridge is just a few blocks from downtown Dublin, and a fifteen minute walk from Trinity College. It’s the perfect location for visitors who want to be close to everything, but would like to get some sleep. I actually considered booking a room in Temple Bar, but this trip was not for […]