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Island Life... and Death (Farne Islands)

The existence of the Farne Islands is due to a geological feature called the Whin Sill, the term deriving from what regional quarrymen called flat sections of dark rock.   702 more words


First seal pups spotted on the Farne Islands

The first seal pups of the year have been spotted by National Trust rangers on the Farne Islands off the Northumberland Coast.  465 more words

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Taken Flight (Farne Islands)

The television presenter and comedian Jim Bowen is perhaps best known for hosting the show based around the game of darts called “Bullseye”.  He had a number of catch phrases that  he used in the programme including the one he saved for contestants who had gambled and lost everything: 441 more words


The Seventh Seal (Farne Islands)

One of the problems about shooting wildlife, especially photogenic, entertaining, or threatening wildlife, is that you just don’t know when to stop.  You shoot dozens of images in case this expression is better than the last, or that the beast in question is more in focus, looks more powerful, and so on.   339 more words


Coastal Walks and St.Oswald's Way

Off again on our travels, Pod has so changed our days off, she’s a blessing and when we get where we’re going once she’s set up, chairs out, and kettle on, it’s a deep intake of breath and relax. 3,238 more words


PUFFINS on the Farne Islands

….Razorbills, Guillemots, Terns, Seals, Cormorants, Black Headed Gulls, Shags, Eider ducks, Kittiwakes, and Grace Darling..

Arctic Terns

Female Eider duck

Young shag

Kittiwakes and Razorbill… 1,126 more words

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