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…

Land's End

Sennen Cove to Land’s End

Back to Cornwall and having already visited the most southerly point in mainland Britain it only seemed logical to visit its most westerly as well, Land’s End. Far better known than the Lizard, Land’s End has a certain mystique associated with it which is sadly spoiled, in my opinion at Read more…

Lizard Point

Return to the Lizard

Another walk we wanted to repeat this trip was from Lizard Point, as far south as it’s possible to get in mainland Britain, out to Church Cove before looping back and heading in the opposite direction to Kynance Cove. Conditions were perfect with the previous day’s haze finally lifted and 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…

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…