Before reading the shipping forecast for Comic Relief at 5:20am on Saturday, former merchant seaman John Prescott remarked:

“I used to sit in my bunk listening to it on the wireless. It has such a metronomic quality, like the rhythm of the sea. It feels like a poem.”

Though Two Jags alludes to the musical qualities of the broadcast, Scrapbook isn’t sure that drum ‘n’ bass is what he had in mind:

This is infinitely preferable to Sailing By.

Hat-tip: Politics Home

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