This year I’ve been lucky enough to be invited to include pieces in two historical anthologies. One fiction, one very factual. In two of the three pieces for the editions, my forbear, William Owen Millington was the subject and the inspiration.
Without even mentioning my childhood, I would say that when one is an islander like me, being surrounded by sea one comes to terms with the ocean very early on in life. It’s as natural to living as breathing.