Sea Fever, by John Masefield

English poet John Masefield’s popular poem Sea Fever set by me to the classic English tune Dives and Lazarus. I think they could have been made for each other…

Gone Fishing from the BBC Sea Fever series

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We were mightily impressed by the Gone Fishing programme from the BBC’s Sea Fever series last night.

If you can find an hour, don’t hesitate to get the computer out and dial up the iPlayer to watch this hugely atmospheric programme including lots of home movie and documentary footage, and interviews with some great old boys.