My day started at 06:00 with a profile of the water column to check salinity, oxygen saturation, temperature and pH. After breakfast we commenced to be busy with Happy Hour, which means daily cleaning chores […]
Busy day ashore and below water. Rohan and Kerry brought specimen from the kelp forest in the bay. What they explain to us makes me think that I missed a lot while snorkeling with Thomas […]
A very Irish welcome: lush green land, sunshine and rainbows! Simply Beautiful!
We arrived in Scotland after a cracking sail under a scarry sky to a beautiful sunrise. And just after anchoring off Stranraer, a grey seal surfaced next to the Pelican to be admired by all. […]
It’s been nearly a month since leaving serious lockdown and with it, my daily reflections on small things of beauty in a big world of uncertainty. As I once more walk my ‘lockdown paths’, I […]
Exactly four months of lockdown in the UK and with restrictions easing more and more, many of us are ready to venture out and take off. I take this as an occasion to suspend my […]
Dartmoor at its best: bright sunshine, clear light of that special quality, a gentle warm wind… Perfect for a good hike with a friend!
The sea! Whether we swim, paddle, snorkel, sail, dive… we’re only scratching the surface of the biggest ecosystem on the planet. And yet – it adds so much to our lives! I wouldn’t want to […]
Late light sky reflection in my pond. Serene, calm, quiet time for reflection.
St John’s Wort is said, in traditional medicine, to have properties that relieve anxiety and depression. Perhaps seeing it grow in a richly diverse wild flower meadow may also help to lift the spirit. It […]