Awesome Humpback

Amazing – truly an amazing experience! I so enjoyed the photos and videos – the climate change crisis has us all twitching but when something like this happens its magical! Truly magical and part of me now wants to pack up and head ‘doon sooth’ as fast as I can!

The Lone Kayaker

It’s Seawatch National Whale and Dolphin Watch this week, and I was keen to match, or improve upon,  my last year’s total of 96 (80 Common Dolphins and 16 Porpoises).

Two days of windless conditions were forecast so I was well fired-up for a couple of big offshore trips. Early starts, of course, early is always better.

20190801_073920 Veryan Bay

On the first day I paddled 22 miles round Veryan and Gerrans bay to the east of the Roseland peninsular. Normally I would have been thrilled with the forty porpoises I saw, with a lot more heard puffing but not seen, but when I practically leapt out of my kayak seat as a whale surfaced and breathed behind me, but I never actually saw it, I was a little deflated.

P1340708 Veryan Bay Porpoises

At least I had the consolation of my first Ocean Sunfish of the year…..

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“I propose…” or A Call To Arms!

Lets cut to the chase: climate change is a thing. It's happening RIGHT NOW! Do you need convincing? No? Thought not... Are you concerned? I bet you are, depending on where you live, the changes in our climate are becoming more pronounced - a simple online search will show how humans are impacting on our … Continue reading “I propose…” or A Call To Arms!

A letter of thanks.

The incense billows, perfuming the room as the incantations rise to fever pitch! The candle flickers, then grows tall as if the spoken word commands it to lengthen stretching up, reaching out so it can be seen on the otherside of the walking world. The sounds then begin, not in the room, but deep within … Continue reading A letter of thanks.