A vessel with no destination

Here's another thought taken from my reading of st. Brendan that I feel really speaks to the unspeakable allure of making boats. St. Brendan set off on his voyage somewhere in the 500s, a time when no one knew if anything lay off to the west, beyond the Atlantic. It isn't that people thought there … Continue reading A vessel with no destination

Sailing to the fictive past.

I've been reading The Age of Bede as part of my commitment to reading more books to feed my work. I am particularly interested by the voyage of st. Brendan (anonymous author) a partly historical but mostly fictional account of a sixth century monk’s voyage by boat to search for Eden. I will no doubt … Continue reading Sailing to the fictive past.