Strictly socially distanced by length of paddles and exercise on the water can be a very enjoyable event. It’s almost a mini-adventure!
I am fascinated by the eery beauty of the shore’s reflections in the mirror of the water. Horizontal symmetry. Rocks and branches disappear into the image. And I see different things every time.
One of the few benefits of working part-time from home during lockdown is the ability to arrange my working hours around the weather and tide. Within reason, of course. So today, just before 9 am, […]
Living by the banks of the Tamar estuary is a privilege I am immensely grateful for. During lockdown, while working part-time from home, it allows me to nip out and spend an hour or two […]
Even on a grey November morning being on the water is wonderfully good for my soul. The last mist is lifting over the still water and faint song of birds is all around. Leaves have […]
Appreciation for nature’s beauty and gratitude for the opportunity to experience it allow feelings of peace and happiness to surface into my conscious at the start of my day.
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 […]
My first morning paddle in two weeks is a real treat. Starting in mist, slowly the warmth of the sun is revealing more of the river. A wonderful, tanquil start to my day.
I could have been the tropics, well, almost! The river Yealm estuary is not 5000 miles away, but it features turquoise waters. My first paddle boarding venture out of my local river, the very muddy […]
A tranquil morning paddle is a perfect start to my day. All is quiet, a heron changes perch from Cornwall to the Devon bank of the Tamar. Fish disturb the surface and their ripples on […]