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Podcasts from Spectator writers
Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World by Andrea Pitzer reviewed
By Sara Wheeler
From Here to There: The Art and Science of Finding and Losing Our Way by Michael Bond reviewed
Pravda Ha Ha: True Travels to the End of Europe by Rory MacLean reviewed
The Summer Isles: A Voyage of the Imagination by Philip Marsden reviewed
Does William Barents deserve to have a sea named after him?
Are women worse navigators than men?
Heart of darkness
Gales and Gaels — sailing solo from Cornwall to the Summer Isles
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.