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 

Cuckoo Weir Island - blog post image

Cuckoo Weir Island

With the annual Swan Upping on the river Thames this week, the site is about all things swan related! 

TALES FROM THE RIVERBANK - blog post image

TALES FROM THE RIVERBANK

I have to tell you about a very special regatta I was privileged to attend at nearby Bisham Abbey - a beautiful medieval building ... 

Journey To The River Sea - blog post image

Journey To The River Sea

Review to follow shortly! 

 

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