The girl gets a well-deserved gong


Dee Caffari has done some amazing things, but who’d have thought time travel was among them? Here she is, back in – what – the 1740s?

Dee was showing off her MBE, which she was awarded at Buckingham Palace on Thursday for services to sailing. Two circumnavigations and a world record in three years, and she’s working up to another in next year’s solo Vendée Globe.