October 2019 – Nic Compton – The Shipping Forecast

The old wooden cutter Valkyrie must have made a picturesque sight buried under 6in of snow in Emsworth creek, during the winter of 1962. It was one of the coldest winters on record, and Nic Compton’s parents had just returned from Bristol with their 2-year-old son and brand new baby Nic. Below decks, the boat…

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