Born in 1943 in drab East London, Michael went to sea with P&O at 16 to see the world and for seven years saw life, shipping and the world profoundly change. His sea-going experience was multi-faceted, world-encompassing and intellectually stimulating.
Voyages to Maturity
The writer was drawn to ships and their promise of a refulgent world, as are actors to the stage of life. What awaits out there that differs so from school, university career and retirement? Well, quite a lot! Not all amuses, but much enhances; and all matures....