Paul Swearingen

Now retired after 34 years of teaching English, Spanish, and journalism in public, private, and government schools. Hobbies: DX'ing (Google it!), gardening, collecting a lot of crap that now fills my house (I bet I have older computers than anyone who has better sense!).

Call of the Sea

Jan de Hartog’s Call of the Sea grabbed me from its first words, and it was almost impossible for me to put it down. After I finished it, I tracked down every single one of his books and read them more or less in the order of publication. de Hartog was nominated for a Nobel […]