"'No, I'm not. Alan has a hot air balloon. He says he finds it useful in his work.' She laughed. 'I think that is just an excuse, though; it's for the sport mostly. It's great fun. A good way for spotting animals.' 'Can you steer it?' 'Not very well. You go where the wind listeth, like a thistledown.'" - 'Windfall', Desmond Bagley.