RNLI Lifeboat Station, Sennen Cove

RNLI Sennen Cove Lifeboat Launch

I’m sure we’ve all got a bucketlist whether it be acknowledged or buried deep in the subconscious mind, and equally I’d guess that between us they’re likely to be as diverse as they are long. Sure swimming with Dolphins, visiting NYC and doing a bungee jump are going to feature Read more…

Dead Guillemot, Cefn Sidan

Seabird Wreck, Cefn Sidan

The loss of a single Guillemot on Saturday was saddening but it in no way prepared us for events on Cefn Sidan beach yesterday afternoon. What had started out as an isolated walk to enjoy the crashing waves turned into a research and rescue mission as we discovered hundreds of Read more…

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…

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…

Cadair Idris, Welsh3Peaks

Welsh3Peaks Challenge – Part 1

After all the training, purchasing and planning, last weekend finally heralded the day that Team Cheese would launch itself into the history books of Welsh mountain climbing. All that stood between us and immortality were the three peaks of Snowdon, Cadair Idris and Pen y Fan, not forgetting of course Read more…

Waxwings, Cardiff

Reflections on 2012 – Part 2

Continuing on from part one of my 2012 round-up, here’s a run down from August through December. August August was dominated by our first foreign trip in years to the Interlaken area of Switzerland. There’s no possible way that I can hope to summarise such a monumental location in just Read more…