Happiness as Anarchy #89: Sailing Ships

There’s a part of me that wants to be a pirate, sailing the high seas and singing shanties on the waves. I’m not sure where it comes from – perhaps there is a fabulous sailor woman in my family tree somewhere. In any case, I do love sailing ships with all their ropes, masts and beautiful craftsmanship. The one in the picture was moored in the Gironde River near Bordeaux just downstream from where I lived two years ago. At the slightest invitation I would have leapt on board, never to be seen again.

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By Amie Brûlée

Amie Brûlée is a musician, performer, teacher and researcher. She sings, plays piano, double bass and ukulele, unearths old songs and writes new ones. Amie also has a PhD in wine and anthropology and adores teaching wine tasting, gastronomy and song-writing. Amie lives in central Victoria with a house full of instruments, a head full of songs and a cellar full of wine.

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