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Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome. My childhood reading was definitely English flavoured, and yet we identified so strongly with the characters, wanting so much to create our own adventures

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Campfire Flags - Etched Enamel Mug

Swallows and Amazons Campfire Flags Etched Enamel Mug by JagoIllustration on Etsy

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Sophie is now President of The Arthur Ransome Society "Everyone is asking me about the new film adaptation of Swallows and Amazons. I read an early version of the screenplay, visited the film crew ...

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The gaff-rigged sailing dinghies Swallow and Amazon as featured in the 1974 movie 'Swallows & Amazons' shot on Derwentwater in the English Lake District.

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dinghyparts.jpg (1810×2115) Diagram to help explain "Swallows and Amazons" nautical terminology.

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Swallows and Amazons: Behind the scenes of the remake of Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s tale

Swallows and Amazons: Brilliant remake of original film based on Arthur Ransome's book, filmed on and around Coniston Lake, amazing scenery.