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Saltee Island: lost in the ferns

This young European Shag was a juvenile when I saw him last year, almost in the same place, and here is his mama and his new brother or sister. 679 more words


Shetland Day 2

It’s a very misty day today but still quite warm.We drove into Lerwick for a look at the shops. I was very excited to find a shop with a range of notebooks, journals, journal accessories. 334 more words


Wildlife sightings 14 July 2016

Notes from the Discovery Centre team – Alex

The Bass Rock continues to be a buzz of activity with chicks now beginning to emerge from underneath the protection of their parents. 169 more words

Give me an island all to myself: Island Escapes #1

Tiny islands are great for escaping from all the dross of daily life. There’s never much to do on them so relaxing is almost compulsory. If you fancy endless picnics on a little scrap of flowery wilderness surrounded by the bluest sea, Skomer Island is your place. 511 more words


Mulling About: 10 things I learned about the Isle of Mull

During the Summer months, literally tens of people flock to Scotland for their holidays*.
And why wouldn’t they – it’s absolutely glorious.

Ah Scotland, where the breeze is warm and the boutique beer is icy cold. 2,327 more words


Day 7: Snæfellsnes Peninsula

The next leg of our journey took us north of Reykjavík to Snæfellsnes. The weather was promising.

In the morning, the clouds hung low over the mountains. 959 more words