‘Swallows and Amazons’ profiled on ITV News at Ten

Originally posted by Sophie Neville:

As president of The Arthur Ransome Society, I am keen to promote ‘Swallows and Amazons’, emphasizing the aspect that children today can enjoy the outdoor activities advocated by Arthur Ransome back in the 1930s.

ITV reporter Nina Nannar bravely came out sailing with me in a scow, rigged like Swallow with a balanced lug sail, to experience the excitement of letting the wind take us along at speed.

One of the shots was used on ITV on Thursday 28th July as a trailer for the next day:

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