Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Monday, October 21, 2013
Ivan Macfadyen aboard the Funnel Web
Not the absence of sound, exactly.
The wind still whipped the sails and whistled in the rigging. The waves still sloshed against the fibreglass hull.
And there were plenty of other noises: muffled thuds and bumps and scrapes as the boat knocked against pieces of debris.
What was missing was the cries of the seabirds which, on all previous similar voyages, had surrounded the boat.
The birds were missing because the fish were missing.
Read More at http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1848433/the-ocean-is-broken/