Murphy’s Week Off


The Voyage of the Silver Dipper, July 1989

A rip-roaring tale of the sea recently re-discovered …

Two things happened back in January. The first was that Murphy (inventor, propagator and sole agent of the universal Sod’s LawTM) booked his annual week’s holiday for the beginning of July. Secondly, Kevin Alder, the sailing sweep, came to sweep my chimney, saw my Thames barge paintings and ended up organising a sailing trip for us.

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