Honeycomb Worms, Bracelet Bay

Honeycomb Worms at Bracelet Bay

Contrary to expectations we actually enjoyed a break in our recent appalling run of bad weather last Sunday, brief respite from the rain and wind which has become an almost constant presence this winter. To take advantage we headed down to Mumbles for a mooch around Bracelet Bay and spent Read more…

Mediterranean Gull

Bracelet Bay Med Gulls

Last Sunday we popped down to Bracelet Bay on Gower to get reacquainted with the Mediterranean Gulls. Fortunately for us a combination of high tide and stormy seas meant that there were at least twenty dotted around the car park including one ringed individual which originally hails from Poland. Unfortunately the Read more…

Mumbles Lifeboat Launch

Mumbles Lifeboat Launch

I’m a big fan and supporter of the RNLI and still to this day find it amazing that such an organisation can exist on charitable donations alone. Since we’ve started taking to the sea in our kayaks their presence has been felt even more strongly and, following a visit to Read more…

Mumbles Pier Lifeboat

Return of Mumbles Pier

A summer plumaged Great Northern Diver drew us inextricably towards Mumbles Saturday before last where, contrary to recent form, the bird was not only located but also found to be performing extremely well. Although too far out for a record shot, binoculars allowed its active feeding to be observed well Read more…