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My website has been inactive for about two years because it was transferred to a different company, using WordPress. Since the company didn’t help me much I have moved it to a new local host who is much more helpful. It is therefore now up and running and I hope...

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I’m working on the second partof my memoirs – three quarters through . I’m planning to go sailing in Greece at the beginning of...

BACK HOME

BACK HOME I have just returned home from sailing in Greece. As usual, it was very inspiring and challenging in the Ionian Sea. Liz and I went to Corfu, hoping to go to the Greek islands to the north of the island opposite Albania but unfortunately the wind blew from...

Greece sailing

I’m just off with my companion Liz to sail on our 34′ Sadler Yacht in the Ionian in N.W. Greece for two months. Greatly inspired by a 14-year-old girl from Devon who has just circumnavigated...

demand the impossible

A poem by performance poet Emma Ireland from Derby, East Midlands, England, inspired by my book ‘Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism’. She says she has never been the same after reading it. ‘demand the impossiblethe stupendous, the...

Sailing in the Ionian, north west Greece

I have just returned from sailing my newish Sadler 34 yacht with my partner Liz in the Ionian. We dodged a ‘Medicane’, a hurricane in the Mediterranean, which is a new phenomenon and a sign of climate change. The winds, up to 12 Beaufort, were particularly...