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Seahorses and Puffins Oh My!

For some of our first easing back into the school routine, the Froglets and I set about making some props for our school room.  They were excited to help the littles learn a new song (we have several we will be learning), so we decided to make puppets.   205 more words

Oceans Away!


It is that time again!  Time for a new school year to start up here on The Pond, for the Froglets.  We are kicking it old school this year!   243 more words


Next stop was the south end of the mainland and Sumburgh Lighthouse, home to a well established RSPB nature reserve.  All week we’d been talking about puffins and potential sightings.   49 more words

Seabirds on National Trust coastal places

We take a look at four of the key seadbird species found on National Trust land across England, Wales and Northern Ireland:

Sandwich tern

The report reveals that National Trust land is hugely important for Sandwich terns, with nationally significant colonies at Blakeney Point in Norfolk, Farne Islands, Cemlyn Lagoon, Green Island and Brownsea Island Lagoon. 375 more words

National Trust

Puffin Paradise

My recent return to painting after a week away saw me follow up my Puffins series of paintings – these are Pop Art type paintings of these lovely birds. 37 more words

Oil Painting

Clowns of the Sea

Machias Seal Island has been on a list of destinations I have wanted to visit for several years. I was fortunate enough to take a trip there this month, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. 572 more words

Duck Cove Photography

Paint Nite Date Night // Puffin Style

The paint is dry, the brushes are clean, and the night is complete.

Sunday night was date night.  A few months back I purchased a Paint Nite deal on Groupon ($45 for 2-person session).   845 more words