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Where do we turn for refuge at such times of turmoil

July 22, 2020 - 05:00
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I would like to read a little from Joseph Conrad’s novel “Typhoon”: “The Nan-Shan was being looted by the storm with a senseless, destructive fury: trysails torn out of the extra gaskets, double-lashed awnings blown away, light-screen smashed – and two of the boats had gone already. Jukes had a vision of two pairs of davits leaping back and empty out of the solid blackness, with one overhauled fall flying and an iron-bound block capering in the air, that he became aware of what had happened within about three yards of his back. He poked his head forward, groping for the ...

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