My childhood friend Laura McKechnie says she wants a viking funeral in a swan boat and I wish I had thought of that. Would our families oblige, I wonder? This whimsy from Tim Walker in Casa Vogue reminded me of our elegiac fantasy.
Meanwhile here are some more of the beauties, some more serene and some you might feel a bit of a tit in but who doesn't love them?
Boston's majestic fleet here
Ueno Park, Hanami, Japan here
Plaza Swanboat, Disneyworld here
Nestlenook Estate New Hampshire here
Kawaguchiko Japan here
Hanoi's West Lake here
at the wonderfully old-fashioned Camden Amusement Park, West Virginia here