The Delos Diaries: Part 22 “Sunsets, Rum and Baby Turtles.”

The next morning on Malin was beautiful. Tucking into freshly made bread and honey, I sat in the cockpit contentedly with a cup of tea. “I’ve never had bread with honey,” I admitted. Shock passed over Edouard’s face. “You have never had bread with honey?” he repeated. “But how, Elizabeth?” It seemed back in England … Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 22 “Sunsets, Rum and Baby Turtles.”

The Delos Diaries: Part 19 “Napoleon, Hiking and the Delos Story.”

We’ve been in St Helena now for two weeks. It’s been a wonderful time with a lot of amazing adventures. We’ve even made some friends. On Friday, Lisa our Austrian managed to do a DJ session at the radio station. We had bought a bottle of rum for us all to share whilst we played songs, danced and laughed to our heart’s content.

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The Delos Diaries: Part 18 “Slow and Low, Liz!”

We’ve been here just over a week now in St Helena. I knew when I landed here that I was always supposed to come to this place and I deeply feel that more than anything. But I am already feeling the stirrings of restlessness to be back on the ocean.

We’ve explored the land and I’ve felt a shifting of allegiance in my heart.

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The Delos Diaries: Part 17 “St Helena!”

It’s 3am and my watch isn’t for another hour. But there’s a commotion on Delos and I’m grumbling to myself why people can’t be quieter.

Don’t they know I’m sleeping?

I then realise that there’s only one reason why the entire crew would be up at this moment.

St Helena.

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The Delos Diaries: Part 16. “Monsters in the Deep.”

I creep through the darkness, swaying with the motion of the boat as I attempt to head silently to the snack cupboard. It’s 3am, everyone is asleep and I.am.hungry.

I open the cupboard and rub my hands in glee. I pull out an oat snack bar to hear a rustling to my left.

“What are you doing?”

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The Delos Diaries: Part 15 “Time Machines and Peanut Butter.”

It’s day 6 aboard Delos on our passage to St Helena. I’m getting more and more excited by the day. I don’t know whether it’s because the currency is English, the history, or the fact that a bunch of British people live there, but it’d be nice to get a taste of home- even if it is on a random island in the middle of nowhere.

Read moreThe Delos Diaries: Part 15 “Time Machines and Peanut Butter.”