In the Navy. *Definitely not me, you understand…*
I hate boats. Really. Comes of once crossing a tide race on a boat to Grassholm Island, off the Pembrokeshire coast, to look at its huge gannet colony.
Some of my ancestors went to sea so you’d think I might be genetially predisposed…but no – reading Horatio Hornblower can make me feel seasick. Which is a bit of a problem, since much of the action in the new story I’m writing takes place at sea.
So I thought I’d best do some research, and here’s a taster.