The moon is rising over the Tamar Valley just now.
After long grey day a lighter cloud cover allows an intermittent and welcome view of the moon and stars.
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 around the ship…. Read More
Sometimes Nature spells out in capital letters: IT IS WORTH BEING OUTSIDE AT 5 AM! Apologies for the fuzzy image quality – it doesn’t even do justice to the awe inspiring sight of the full moon in the… Read More
A day after the full flower moon, I use the high spring tide to explore the areas of the estuary that are mostly exposed and rarely flooded. Salt marsh and reeds, ducks and geese, drift wood and the… Read More