Lazing on a Sunny Afternoon – Part One

Last year, I started writing about my relationship with water. Obviously, we all have one – let’s face it, a good part of our body is made up of the stuff. But some of us are more connected to it than others. The reason I started writing about it was because I had a...

The Tide Turns

Since my children became adults, my approach to parenting has been very much hands-off.  That might seem blindingly obvious, but there are parents out there who still “help” their children lead their lives well into their twenties and beyond. I’ve written before about...

Knot For The Faint-Hearted

Carsington Water – Sunday July 5th 2015 Craig was leaning against the mast and looking past us, his face creased in concentration as he watched the dark skies to the west. Jenny and I were in the other boat, the motor ticking over.  Technically, it was a power boat,...