Alison Tilts at Wheelie Bins

‘Now look, your grace,’ said Sancho, ‘what you see over there aren’t giants, but windmills, and what seems to be arms are just their sails, that go around in the wind and turn the millstone.’  Cervantes Alison tilts at wheelie bins,and wrestles with...

Monkey Shine

She had been lamentably christened the Mist of Avalon by the previous owner, but we all called her ‘Mist’.  Built of Douglas Fir in 1967, years of neglect had left her hull in a sorry state and while it is not uncommon for wooden boats to leak, the ingress...