The Call Of The Running Tide


Here a sailor walks the docks and the shores.

And interesting read, from the love lorn locks on chains, to the interesting devices from WW2 in the museum. It is a nice read.

And do not forget, he also writes up what is wrong with ‘global warming.’


Watts Up With That?

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach

I spent the afternoon in the port city of Liverpool, walking the docks. Here’s the view from one point, a panorama running from sunshine on the right and grading into rain on the left, looking across the Mersey (click to enlarge). As a seaman, there’s not much I’d rather do than wander the waterfront in some strange town.

IMG_1218Nor am I alone in this habit. Here’s Herman Melville on the subject:

 If they but knew it, almost all men in their degree, some time or other, cherish very nearly the same feelings towards the ocean with me.

There now is your insular city of the Manhattoes, belted round by wharves as Indian isles by coral reefs—commerce surrounds it with her surf. Right and left, the streets take you waterward. Its extreme downtown is the battery, where that noble mole is washed by waves, and cooled…

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