Who the fuck is Fyrskeppet I hear you cry…
In this instance it is not so much a who, as a what.
In the truly idiosyncratic style to which we have become addicted, Fyrskeppet – or Swedish for Lightship is the latest incarnation of Daniel Westerlund, aka The Goner, aka E Gone.
That he returns in a guise, hauntingly familiar to my sea faring lineage, is a particular delight.
I spent most mid-70’s school holidays aboard my father’s trawler, in and around the Faroes and Iceland. An unwitting observer and participant in the last instalment of the “Cod Wars”, even being rammed on occasion by the Icelandic Gunboat!