Where Fools Fear to Tread — Cruising the Mediterranean aboard the Boaty Weekender

In August I went on my first cruise, Belle & Sebastian'sΒ Boaty Weekender. I'd never been on a cruise before. I was, at best, ambivalent about cruises. On the one hand, I have something an anthropological curiosity which in the past has compelled me to check out renaissance faires, Civil War reenactments, a Star Trek convention, … Continue reading Where Fools Fear to Tread — Cruising the Mediterranean aboard the Boaty Weekender

They Sing Sea Songs Down by the Seashore — Vegetarian Sea Shanties of a Sort

The following entry originally appeared on the Amoeblog Their Only Harvest by Colin Hunter (1879) In addition to myΒ guide to sea vegetables, here's aΒ companion piece/guide to modern day sea shanties by vegetarian (or former vegetarian, in some cases) songwriters or bands with vegetarian members. Eat your sea veg and enjoy! Seaweed Gatherers (1926) by Harold … Continue reading They Sing Sea Songs Down by the Seashore — Vegetarian Sea Shanties of a Sort