Category Archives: memories


I’ve been chasing after my past for as long as I can remember, hurtling ethereally backwards to catch a fleeting glimpse of what it meant to be me. All those ghosts I never knew, and a few I did, who … Continue reading

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I grew up with a father and a godfather who went to sea. That was their world and their profession – chief engineer and captain respectively –   Norwegians who broke from the farm and sought the greater world. I was … Continue reading

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