Skylark

A Belated Spring

It’s been a funny old spring this year. Somehow I just don’t seem to have got a grip on or felt part of it, almost as if events have played out around me but I’ve never quite been able to tag along for the ride. Our fortnight on Mull undoubtedly Read more…

Stonechat at Sunset

Sunset with the Birds

As September marches on it’s now glaringly obvious that the days are getting shorter. We’ve already lost at least an hours daylight each evening and with it the sun has given up a lot of the strength which used to see dusk stretching on seemingly well into the night. At Read more…

Sunset, Machynys

Sunset at Machynys

Another gorgeous evening on Monday found us walking the Millennium coastal path at Machynys. Emma got to paddle, I got to watch some birds, everyone left happy. Speaking of birds there was plenty about starting with a family of Starlings which were being brought up in the chimney of a Read more…

Whiethroat, Machynys

Whitethroats and House Martins

With good reports of migrants coming in last week from the Machynys area we decided to chance our own luck there on Sunday. Prime target was definitely a Whitethroat as after coming tantalisingly close on Gopa Hill a few days earlier we really wanted to see one in the flesh. Read more…

Guillemot, Llanelli

Guillemot Trauma

With just the morning free today there was only time for a short walk along the Llanelli foreshore before work once more beckoned. Luckily our visit had coincided with the high tide however allowing excellent views of the varied waterfowl still present along this stretch of coast. First up was Read more…

My Life Outside blog

Machynys Sunsets

I’ve manged to make it down to the Machynys peninsular a couple of nights this week and have been treated to some spectacular sunsets. The wide horizons and big skies are one of the reasons why I love living in this area, and who wouldn’t with views like these. I’ll Read more…