Blue Planet 2

The much anticipated Blue Planet 2 started on the BBC last night and it was everything I hoped for. With the fantastic David Attenborough as narrator, the programme took viewers beneath the surface of the ocean revealing some of the incredible creatures that live there...

Surfer on calm water

‘Undercurrents’ – Exploring the simple joy of surfing

It's almost mid-October, and I'm itching to go surfing. Usually, I'm what's known as a 'fair weather' surfer - the thought of running into the sea during the UK winter isn't usually my idea of fun. But jumping into crystal blue seas, with the sun shining warmly overhead? Perfect.  Yet this year, I'm willing to … Continue reading ‘Undercurrents’ – Exploring the simple joy of surfing

Looking out at sea

Why I think I’m having beach withdrawals…

Has anyone else struggled a little bit with life lately? Is it the dark mornings, shorter days, heavier workloads, or something else that’s brought you down? Everyone has those down days; we wouldn’t be human if we didn’t. Personally I feel like I need a day basking in the sun, occasionally dipping my toes in the sea - maybe then I’d feel recharged again...