Back pointing at the barn door, wind 20-25kt, sunshine through 4/8ths cu, luminous blue green sea. The biggest albatross of the voyage earlier but could not retrieve camera in time. Snowy or NZ, I think. Curious, gently condescending, total superiority. Lifetime event stuff.
Talking of which, your puzzle for the day:
Said Sam to Denis, in italics:
One wild, sweet hour of glorious life is worth a world without a name.
Why, and what was the occasion? Is the quotation apocryphal?
An echo of the reported last words of Elizabeth 1st - 'My kingdom for one more minute' which, from memory, may be misquoted.
And we wait - 1800 UTC is the grib's prediction for the leading edge - about 11 hours.