Blakeney Seals
Blakeney, Norfolk

Blakeney Seals

Last Friday my sister and I went on a little trip to the Norfolk coast to see the seals and it was wonderful. It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for years and last week was the perfect weather for it. Blakeney Point is home to both Common and Grey seals and taking a boat trip is the only way to get close up to these seals in their natural habitat. There are several companies that take their boats out…

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Suddenly July
naturish

Suddenly July

I know it’s cliché to comment on how fast the days are passing… but seriously… what happened to June? What happened to May? How has it been over a month since my Scottish road trip? I can’t figure it out. But it’s definitely summer now. The good old British weather has been, as usual, unpredictable and mostly unpleasant but you can almost taste the change in the air. Everything is green and blooming and the big fuzzy honeybees are out…

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Over the sea to Skye (and then back again to Glencoe)
Scotland

Over the sea to Skye (and then back again to Glencoe)

During my final morning on the Isle of Skye I made a point of visiting Old Sligachan Bridge on my way back to the Skye Bridge. Technically speaking you can’t miss the bridge as the main road off the island runs right through Sligachan… unless you’re me. Because I missed it. Twice! The old bridge sits quite close behind the new bridge (which is also the main road) and somehow I just couldn’t see it as I was driving but…

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