The Darwin 200 project of ocean science and conservation has arrived in Sutton Harbour, Plymouth. While sail trainees maintain the rigging, science students analyse nutrients in samples taken earlier. Wander by to talk to the […]
A few days ago I shared my excitement about my involvement with the organisation Darwin 200 and the UK launch of its Ocean Science and Conservation programme [LINK]. The tall ship Pelican of London has […]
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 […]
The shore at low tide and everywhere is life. Barnacles on limpets on oysters on rocks.
A calm sunny summer morning and the rocky shores of Cornwall invite exploration by paddle board. Deep in the coves and cliffs I move among millions of tiny whitebait and small mackerels hunting them. Crystal […]
A perfect sunset following a perfect afternoon with friends at, in and on the water…
Back on Dartmoor! The expanse of valleys and tors, a distant glimmer of the sea. What a treat! An ancient stand of oak amidst boulders, moss and lichen. The call of a cockoo. Swathes, no, […]
The first dull day in weeks, sadly bringing little rain. Still, the coast always offers new perspectives. This succulent plant is adapted to harsh conditions on top of a rock within the reach of sea […]
The sea. It’s good to come back to the coast, see the sea, hear it, smell it and feel it. A refreshing swim, enjoying the gentle swell. Revitalised! Calm and content.
Red, or Antarctic krill oil is marketed aggressively. It’s hailed as the new super-supplement for your heart and brain and vision. It has made its appearance on the shelves of whole-food shops, online health and […]