The Rules Of The Game - blog post image

The Rules Of The Game

Conkers are beginning to fall from the oak trees. They crash through the branches and land with a thud beneath. In September and October it is best not to stand horse chestnut
 

Weed, Weed, Waterboatmen - blog post image

Weed, Weed, Waterboatmen

Today tales from the riverbank can report weed, weed and more weed! The river is so thick with it, it dragged on the keel of my kayak and tugged at my paddles. My friend’s at Cuckoo Weir Island tell me weed is a swan’s main diet and the size of the bird’s territory is determined by the amount of such natural food which 

The Fabulous Cornish Seal Sanctuary - blog post image

The Fabulous Cornish Seal Sanctuary

This week I am at the wonderful Cornish Seal Sanctuary, set in the picturesque Helford Estuary, by the beautiful village of Gweek in Cornwall. The Seal Sanctuary is a rescue, rehabilitation, and release centre for seals, and most seasons they rescue over 50 pups