Review: White Ops by Declan Finn

Whew! Apologies for the delayed review, readers. It’s been a busy time and I had to read this work in between breaks. Yes, it’s been that type of busy behind the scenes here at A Song of Joy and I am ashamed to say it has prevented me from reading and reviewing the early copy… Continue reading Review: White Ops by Declan Finn

Flotsam 'n' Jetsam

The Floating Forest

No, that is not a Hayao Miyazaki* reference. Although he could certainly do a lot with that image… This post’s title actually belongs to a rusting hulk in Australia. The S.S. Ayrfield resides in a ship graveyard called Homebush Bay in the Land Down Under. She has been there since 1972 and many tourists stop… Continue reading The Floating Forest

Flotsam 'n' Jetsam

Sweden’s Greatest Sunken Warship

We have all heard of the Titanic, of course, but very few have heard of the Vasa. Built in the 17th century, the Vasa was meant to be a magnificent warship. Designed to be the pride and joy of the Swedish fleet, it set off on its maiden voyage… …when it promptly sank. The Vasa… Continue reading Sweden’s Greatest Sunken Warship