Horatio Clare considers his teenage self in the context of a youthful, multi-national lifeboat crew.
Horatio Clare was born in London in 1973, but grew up on a hill farm in the Black Mountains of south Wales. His books include the memoirs Running for the Hills (2006), Truant: Notes from the Slippery Slope (2007) and A Single Swallow (2009). Running for the Hills won a Somerset Maugham Award in 2007, was longlisted for The Guardian First Book Award 2006 and Clare was shortlisted for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, 2007.
Produced by Emma Harding.