Port Eynon Storm Damage

Port Eynon Storm Damage

It’s easy to forget the tidal surge of three weeks ago when you see the sea looking as it was on Sunday, but signs of our changed landscape are never far away. The view above was taken at Port Eynon during one of the days sunnier spells and you’d find Read more…

Shells, Llanelli

Afternoon on the Beach

Following our successful patch raid on Saturday we spent a couple of hours during the afternoon exploring Llanelli’s foreshore. In the past this has been a regular haunt of ours but an increase in anti-social behaviour during last summer meant that we have tended to stay away of late. Given Read more…

My Life Outside blog

Patchwork Challenge 2014

Last years inaugural Patchwork Challenge turned out to be an unprecedented success with birders around the country willing to fly the flag for their own regular haunts. For me the real delight was in the range of different habitats covered from world renowned nature reserves to small unknown localities, such Read more…

Penclawdd Storm Surge

Storm Surge

Every check of the news throughout Thursday brought an ever increasing sense of doom as it became clear that the west coast of Britain was to be hit by its highest tides in at least sixteen years. That sounded bad enough but with every new severe flood warning issued i.e. Read more…

Red Grouse, Ilkley Moor

Birds and Fungi Up North

We spent the final few days of December in Leeds visiting family and I was pleased (!) to see that the recent Welsh climate of torrential rain and strong wind was not left behind.  As a result long walks were out of the question but we still managed some very Read more…