Newfoundland 2009

Around the Rugged Rock

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Eric’s NEWFOUNDLANDER SAGA (unabridged)

Sunday, September 27, 2009 – St John’s Harbour, Newfoundland
From far and wide we came aboard
The MV Polar Star
Intrepid sailors we were not
But most could find the bar

Including (or especially) yours truly. OK, a confession: not only could I find the bar, I must have embraced it a little too enthusiastically as one night in the early days of this most excellent adventure I resolved to narrate the events of this trip in verse instead of my usual dull blog-like boring style.

‘Around the Rugged Rock’ is a salt sea adventure involving the circumnavigation of the island of Newfoundland on a converted ice-breaker now named the Polar Star.

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