The Makah have lived for nearly 3,000 years on the north-western tip of the United States – and they are a people whose lives, traditions, and identity are intimately bound up with whaling.
In Seattle, sitting out the terrible forest fires; thinking about truffles, quinces and marrons glaces.
We sail past Annie Proulx’s house and mull over Seattle’s literary fame – more bookstores per capita than anywhere else in the USA and possibly more wonderful authors.
At ease on Heraclitus reflecting on coyotes, Boeing and injera and wat. We sail with the rising tide.