Monthly Archives: February 2015

Under the Ankerwycke Yew.

This year is the eight hundredth anniversary of the Magna Carta on the 15th of June, 1215, between King John and the English nobles. It was signed under the Ankerwycke yew tree, less than a quarter of a mile from … Continue reading

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Only distance divides us.

I am sitting in a cafe in Brussels contemplating the nature of things… While writing this, my faithful friend, the motorsailer ‘Free’, lies in frozen slumber in the north of Sweden, far, far away. I am so fortunate to have … Continue reading

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