Saturday, 2 July 2011
The Voyage of St. Brendan
And they made their boat very light, with ribs and posts of wicker.
And they covered it with the hides of cattle, dyed reddish with oak-bark.
And they smeared all the seams of it.
And they took provisions for forty days, and butter for dressing the hides.
And they sailed into the sunset, across the western sea .