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Enjoyed your self-questioning Tim! You would enjoy my new book "Salt Horse" which came out end-April. It's the memoir of a maverick admiral who lived half or more of his life afloat 1877-1963. Another world, of course. We only fly once a year now but it is London-Cape Town return (to our 5-week timeshare in CT in Feb-March). After moe than 35 years travelling the world for a living, I suppose I will die heavily in debt re my carbon footprint. Can't really be avoided now (I'm 81 next month). Jeff Trimble told me about your freelancing and sub-stacking. Good luck!

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Great to hear from you, Robin. And your book looks fascinating. Maybe one day I will sail into Cape Town!

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Enjoy Ireland! I went to Trinity Dublin 1962-66 - a great university you should visit if you're ever in Dublin. Not too much sailing here on the Thames in Chiswick but we have a lot of rowing to watch! Cape Town is rather a long way away! Good luck!

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Hey Tim, do you ever consider partaking of the plentiful fruits of the ocean that you travel upon? Just curious. Nice reasoning and writing! Thanks.

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I don't. I've reached a point in life where I just want to try and live my life doing the least harm possible. Sounds woo-woo, but for me it feels right. Plus, I find a varied plant-based diet pretty tasty.

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Another fantastic and inspiring post! I wholeheartedly agree that adapting to a more climate-friendly, sustainable lifestyle offers more gifts than it requires “sacrifices.” I love hearing about your journey because it fuels my own. I’m patching up an ancient Hobie 18 to sail on a High Sierra lake, not crossing oceans… yet… but I love feeling like part of a culture shift 💜

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You are proving that anyone can jump into this culture shift in their own way. And find their own particular rewards.

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And three cheers for Don Street, a sailor to admire!

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