Scene: Boat, late morning, still in bed.
Me: My legs are aching.
Cap’n: Oh? Poor you.
Me: I need to stretch them, you know, do more exercise.
Cap’n: Really? Sounds a bit drastic.
Me: I know. Needs must. Can you take me for a walk?
Cap’n: OK. Do I get to put you on a lead and shout ‘Walkies!’?
Me: Let’s just say you’d only try that once …