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…

Dinefwr Badgers

Dinefwr Badger Watch

If you’ve already read last nights post then you’ll know that we spent Wednesday evening in the company of my new favourite species of British wildlife. I’ve always been fascinated by Badgers, right from the very earliest days of Springwatch where Bill Oddie invariably ended up staring at empty monitors Read more…

My Life Outside blog

Village Rats and Dippers

Last week we took the opportunity of another sunny evening to go looking for Grey Wagtails and Dippers along our local river. What I hadn’t expected to see was this Brown Rat scurrying into cover, an animal so big that on first impression I mistook it for a Grey Squirrel. Read more…

Hogging the Moonlight

Hard as it is to believe but I posted the first video of our garden Hedgehogs way back in May and since then they’ve become a regular fixture. Most of the time piles of black droppings have been their calling card but they have been spotted in the flesh on Read more…