Archive for March, 2017

A very rum punch

To quote Chris: ‘Well, it was an adventure’.  These are Warrell Words – rose-tinted restraint, laced with courage capsules.  The cocktail?  Take a 3 metre cross swell; add a sprinkle of rain squalls; mix in 25 knots on a tight reach; throw in a water-maker hiccup, and then stir with […]

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There’s something about Salvador

Take 50% African, 40% European, and 10% native American.  Mix for 500 years.  Add an endless procession of religious orders, throw in oppressive colonisers, and somewhere out the other end pops Carnaval – a mere 4 million people, one-week long street party in a city with a population of 3 […]

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