"Buddy" is the "Dere Mable" of the navy, with a little more knowledge of spelling and even poetic aspirations, but positively no comprehension of naval affairs. Amusing, but will probably not be as popular as its army parallel.
When Chris Seabranch is not on a treasure hunt, fleeing from aliens or conjuring up interesting scientific articles as a Danish science journalist, he likes to write fantasy books. Butterfly Islands is a great example of his storytelling skills, and was conceived during a 175 kilometer walk around Mount Blanc in France. As our Author of The Day, Seabranch chats about female pirates, 15 year olds and butterflies.