Swanlake Bay

Manorbier and Swanlake Bay

Last weekend was significant for two very good reasons. Firstly it was dry for two straight days and, if you’ve picked yourself up off the floor and can take another shock, the sun even managed to shine consistently and at some length! I know, we couldn’t believe it either and Read more…

Lizard, Kenfig NNR

E is for Lizard?

Apparently so! I spotted this little chap sunning itself on an orienteering post along the haul road at Kenfig NNR, not a bad find if I do say so myself. Given the truncated length of its tail I would hazard a guess that life thus far has not been without Read more…

Turstones, Penzance

Penzance, Levant and The Lizard

The morning after the day before dawned wet, windy and frankly rather Welsh. What had been a view down to the beach at Praa Sands was now obscured by fog and low cloud with even the car attacking Herring Gulls seemingly having sought shelter leaving my windscreen wipers wounded but Read more…

Common Lizard, Garden

New Garden Visitors

One of the joys of having our own garden is the constant discovery of new wildlife species within it. Birds are our most obvious visitors but over the last couple of years we have begun to realise just how much variety is out there. Spiders, Moths, Slugs, Foxes, Hedgehogs and Read more…

Common Lizard, WWT London

London Lizards

Normally when we talk about the reptiles in London it’s corrupt bankers that are at the forefront of our minds. Thankfully the WWT reserve at Barnes has the sort that are far less likely to fiddle interest rates and bring the country to its knees. I am of course talking Read more…