This is the time of year that I start to get restless for a trip offshore to see the seabirds and the grey seals. A quick glance at the weather and the bus timetable, with the added bonus of online booking, and I was off on the incredibly long bus journey up the coast to the fabulous Farnes. 321 more words
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BBC Countryfile Magazine readers have crowned Embleton Bay their beach of the year.
More than 56,000 readers voted in the poll that saw the Northumberland beach, which has been cared for by the National Trust since 1961, win the beach of the year category. 318 more words
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
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