Prawns Down Under


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The Best of Floyd

The Best of Floyd

By Keith Floyd

Published 1995

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One day I was nonchalantly leaning over the stern rail of an elegant yacht, peering at the Great Barrier Reef in eastern Australia. I decided to put on a snorkel and flippers and jump in to explore the reef more closely. I am not a strong swimmer and had never snorkelled before and I very nearly drowned – which many of you may have been very pleased to hear! Choking, trembling and terrified, I was eventually hoisted back on to the yacht and after a steadying draught of Dr Johnny Wal