I’m pleased to report that today my son Liam and I have the honor of reading “The Doubloon” for the “Big Read” project. Thanks to Angela Cockayne and Philip Hoare for the invitation!

Over at patell dot org, there is an extended musing about what they chapter does and what it may — or may not — mean.

Liam Patell is student at Brighton College Abu Dhabi. Today’s illustration, Moby-Dick, is by Mark Hampson, who is Head of Material Processes at the Royal Academy Schools in the UK and previously taught printmaking as a fellow of the Royal College of Art.


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