I wish I was a fisherman/ Tumbling on the seas/ Far away from dry land/ And its bitter memories/ Casting out my sweet line/ With abandonment and love/ No ceiling bearing down on me/ 'Cept the starry sky above/ With light in my head/ You in my arms/ Woohoo! - The Waterboys, 'Fisherman's Blues'
Rise up rise up you fine young men/ The ship she sails in the morn/ Whether it's windy, whether it's cold, or whether there's a deadly storm - 'Sir Patrick Spens', c.14th century, traditional
Years later, when she was an old lady, and many miles away, Polly would find it hard to explain that that was how they had lived back then.
Polly Waterford flees to the Cornish coast to escape a ruined relationship. To keep her mind off her troubles, she throws herself into her favorite hobby: making bread. But her relaxing weekend diversion quickly develops into a passion. As she pours her emotions into kneading and pounding the dough, each loaf becomes better than the last. Soon, Polly is working her magic with nuts and seeds, chocolate and sugar, and the local honey--courtesy of a handsome beekeeper. Packed with laughter and emotion, Little Beach Street Bakery is the story of how one woman discovered bright new life where she least expected it.… (more)