He was deemed to be not of this world. Yes, he never drove a car, didn’t know how to buy groceries at the supermarket, could not carry to the Laundry linen and generously paid to those who did it for him. But when he had a goal, he pursued it with a rare tenacity and unusual prudence.
Before the dream John Lennon was three steps. First: learn to sail. Second: to make a long voyage in command, even as Coca. Third: a year cross the Atlantic under sail – captain and on his yacht.
Lennon managed to make only two steps. Read the essay about him in our “coronavirus” project