Wednesday, 24 September 2014


"The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness."

(Joseph Conrad)

"it was the land of the sea, they said civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top."

(Hunter S Thompson)

Monday, 15 September 2014


"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."

(Marcel Proust)

"I tramp a perpetual journey."

(Walt Whitman)

Thursday, 4 September 2014

A Grandaughter

"A rose with all of its sweetest leaves yet folded"


"It sometimes happens, even in the best of families, that a baby is born. This is not necessarily cause for alarm. The important thing is to keep your wits about you and borrow some money."

(Elinor Goulding Smith)