Escape for an hour to the tropical shores of West Africa. Listen to Momadu as he skips school to fish for sardines off the Turtle Islands.
Taste the fear of the American teacher as he encounters his worst nightmare. Thrill to the near collision of a tiny African fishing boat and the QE2.
Martin Walsh worked in Sierra Leone as a Fisheries volunteer in the mid 1960s. His experiences there were so vivid and compelling that almost forty years later, like the ancient mariner, he has no choice but to tell them to any who will listen. He is published and appeared on Radio 4 this year.