Last night, another television documentary opened our eyes to the sheer scale of the plastic pollution facing our planet. And it was tough viewing...
The sun was shining, live music was playing and the sea was littered with people on SUPs, surfboards and kayaks... it could only be Paddle Round the Pier.
Saving up for a big whale watching trip? Desperate to see dolphins? Chances are you've probably not considered doing this in the UK, have you?
Our oceans are under threat, there's no doubt about it. But what will happen if we don't manage to save them?
I love outdoor cinema. There's something quite romantic about sitting under the stars, with blankets and a picnic watching a movie (and hoping with all your might that the great British weather doesn't ruin it...) So when Rock Up Movie Night popped up on my radar, it was a no brainer.
Ever felt like there's not enough time in the day? Or packed in so much that suddenly you feel exhausted - mentally if not physically? Chances are, you're sitting looking at your screen nodding.
They have a reputation for being playful, but are also incredibly shy. Seals can be highly entertaining creatures and the best thing is they're found around coastlines in the UK... I was being really indecisive about what post to write next for Wildlife Wednesdays but after reading through a list of marine wildlife around the … Continue reading Wildlife Wednesdays: Seal spotlight
Everywhere we look at the moment, there are initiatives encouraging us to change the way we think about, and the way we use, plastic and other wasteful resources. But can our little changes make a difference?
Have you ever held back because of confidence, nerves or self-consciousness? I certainly have. Confidence & worrying about how others perceive us has always been a big thing for me but surfing has taught me a lot about overcoming my fears...
Sadly, this week's Wildlife Wednesday was inspired by yet another piece of scary news on plastic pollution. The BBC reported this week on the reality of the threat to the ocean's giants by marine plastic. Filter feeders, like the whale shark, are at serious risk...