Langamull, Isle of Mull

Langamull to Croig

Words and images from 05/04/2018 Dare I say it but there was actually a bit of warmth in the air this morning, yesterday’s brisk wind nullified and after some early morning cloud plenty of sunshine too. In response it seemed that the stuttering spring migration of the past few days Read more…

Isle of Mull

Autumn on Mull Part 2

Halfway through our autumn getaway and rain continued to fall with alarming regularity. Every glimmer of brightness had to be seized upon immediately before it was snatched away again on the wind, not conducive to long walks but enough for us to at least get out and about. On Thursday Read more…

Isle of Mull

Autumn on Mull Part 1

Mull. Home from home, place of natural wonder and the closest I’m ever likely to get to true wilderness. Regular readers will be familiar with our numerous jaunts up to this island paradise by now, a jewel off the west coast of Scotland and a place to which I find Read more…

Worm's Head

Worm’s Head

By Sunday the 12th our Mull withdrawal symptoms were really starting to bite having spent over a week away from the ocean. Clearly this state of affairs couldn’t continue so after a quick check of the tides we headed down to Rhossili with the intention of walking across to Worm’s Read more…

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Rhossili Spring

After the torrential downpour that was bank holiday Monday I was very happy to wake up the following morning to glorious sunshine. Fortunately for me I’d booked the day off work so headed down to Gower with the aim of walking the coast from Port Eynon to Oxwich. What I Read more…

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Pembrokeshire Pup

Porth Clais is a 12th century harbour nestled in a small inlet on the Pembrokeshire coast. It was originally built to allow imported coal and timber to be brought to Saint David’s, officially the UK’s smallest city both in terms of physical size and population which barely exceeds 1,700 people. Read more…

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Brent Geese in Broughton Bay

Last Sunday we were back in Wales but it seemed that we weren’t quite yet done with the goose species that had so dominated our Norfolk trip. Whilst walking from Llanmadoc to Burry Holms we came across a small flock of eleven Brent Geese feeding on an exposed area of Read more…

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Swansea Seals

Swansea barrage (shown above) was built in 1992 with the aim of creating a new marina to extend the leisure facilities already offered by the old industrial docks. One of the main environmental considerations during the project was to ensure that fish could still move freely both up and down Read more…