Tag Archives: Herman Melville

Is it Angst or Ennui?

I posted a blog Sunday – the first in over a month. To write that ‘I have been ill’ sounds too dramatic because I haven’t actually been sick. Sick-at-heart maybe, but nothing that calls for medical intervention. Every time President … Continue reading

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Sailing to the Galapagos

For a man who is on a first-name basis with Nathaniel Drinkwater (see author¬†Richard Woodman), Jack Aubrey (see Patrick O’Brian), Horatio Hornblower (see C.S.¬†Forester) and Richard Bolitho (see Alexander Kent), what could be better than sailing to the Galapagos and … Continue reading

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Whale Watching with Kuyima

“Call me Ishmael. Some years ago – never mind how long precisely – having little or no money in my purse and nothing to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery … Continue reading

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