You will all, I expect, have been as shocked as I was to read Asmund's extraordinary admission that he sometimes takes the boat.
Can we ever take a Norwegian explorer seriously again?
It is only a matter of time, I think, before it is revealed that his near-namesake Amundsen reached the South Pole by monorail. Forpulte norske hvaldreper.
What's your problem with swimming, Asmund?
Scared of the whales, is that it?
On a happier note, I think I have found the place where Asmund does his shopping.