Tuesday January 21, 2020

Weekending on a wet Jersey

This little patch of English grass on some wave-swept rocks off the coast of France has enjoyed centuries of prosperity – interrupted by a few invasions – by virtue of its position between Britain and Europe

6th May, 2018
7
Jersey Island is reputed to double in size when the tide goes out

The flight was now 20 minutes late, and the gentleman with the south Dublin accent was very angry. Yes, I silently agreed, it was ridiculous that there was no water on board. Yes, I’m sure the captain would like to interrupt his pre-flight checks to tell you the same thing as the flight attendant did a quarter of an hour ago.

“I’d say unlikely to get in before 5 at this rate,” I texted...

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