March 21, 2019

This blog is about the watching the amazing spectacle of watching cliff nesting seabirds from a kayak.

January 28, 2019

The experience of exploring the canal was akin to visiting an open air art gallery. It was interesting to see many themes and ideas being repeated and adapted in different colours at key points along our journey.

December 3, 2018

As strong winds battered North Wales last week, it reminded me that Holyhead Marina was severely hit by winds of up to 80mph during Storm Emma back in March. As well as about 80 boats being either severely damaged or sunk, a huge quantity of polystyrene was released in...

July 27, 2018

An old school friend of mine and I have taken the first 2 weeks off in July, just before the schools break up,  for the last 3 years to go paddling. It was Pembrokeshire the first year, Cornwall the second, and this year we thought we’d challenge ourselves to the expos...

May 31, 2018

It was a sunny bank holiday Monday afternoon in early May when we arrived in North Berwick with the intention of kayaking out to Bass Rock to see the gannets. We hadn't quite got the measure of exactly how busy the road along the seafront would be. But somehow, only sl...

March 30, 2018

Cemlyn to The Skerries – 25/3/18

According to the oracle that is Wikipedia, a ‘skerry’ is ‘a small rocky island, usually too small for human habitation. It may simply be a rocky reef. A skerry can also be called a low sea stack. It also may have vegetative life such as...

February 18, 2018

Today we explored along the north coast of Anglesey from Bull Bay round the headland of Point Lynas and back. With a significant swell from the South West and the possibility of the wind picking up from the south later we decided this would be a good option that would...