Being sleepless the other night due to heat and mozzies, I looked out at the full moon reflecting off tiny ripples in the river like the eyes of a thousand winking cats, and as it became light a freighter and then a liner cruised past silently. The water around my yacht was boiling with prawns, occasionally gaining enough enthusiasm to leap out of the water. Lazy pelicans glided by in search of an easy feed.
By the time the day had begun I felt refreshed and reassured that life isn't all that bad. Yeah, it's worth the effort.
"The cure for anything is salt water... sweat, tears, or the sea" -- Isak Dinesen
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