In Reply to: All aboard for the Skylark posted by Jjuliette Coates on November 18, 2009 at 14:58:
: : I'm trying to discover the origin of the phrase "All aboard for the Skylark". It was used in a children's TV show when I was little (25 years ago!) but my mother knows it from a radio programme from when she was little (50-55 years ago). Can anyone help?
: Yes I can tell you it is from the book by Arthur ransome Swallows and Amazons, it was televised too.
Could you explain a bit more as I am not finding any mention of "Skylark" associated with those books. This website claims to have a complete list of every boat mentioned in all 12 books of the series: