Hello and welcome to my website, or to be precise, my new website. This is where I am now posting all my latest news and information. I am also, gradually, transferring and updating all the material from a number of my older sites before I finally archive them.
I switched over most of the sites I write and manage for clients to WordPress ages ago but my personal site somehow got forgotten. The irony of this is not lost on me.
Teignmouth volunteer beach litter pickers will be meeting for their monthly tidy-up at the Lighthouse (near the Point) at 11:30am on Sunday February 26th.
This month, as well as litter, we’ll be on the hunt for public anemone number one, the Beadlet sea anemone. We’ll also be checking the beach for nurdles. Continue reading
Despite cold and wet conditions the January Teignmouth beach clean went ahead on Sunday 29 January as planned. In addition to a hardy gang of volunteer pickers, Richard Ash, who joined us as a guest geologist in November returned to be our rock hound, helping identify the pebbles, rocks and fossils we encountered. I joined Richard to help identify the shells and animal parts we found on the beach.
Our theme this month was ‘The Weather’, and there was plenty of it! But, the cold and damp didn’t dampen our spirits. We were also joined by more pickers en-route so ended with more people that we started. Continue reading
While looking through some files I came upon a copy of ‘Penguin News’, the newsletter of the Penscynor Penguin Club. The newsletter is dated 1991, twenty-five years ago! I hope any former Penguin Club members reading this post now feel as old as I do. Continue reading
Teignmouth volunteer beach litter pickers will be meeting for their monthly tidy-up at the Lighthouse (Nearest car park, the Point) at 11:30am on Sunday January 29.
This month, our theme is the weather. Our regular wildlife expert, Howie Watkins, will be on hand to talk about how the seasons affect the wildlife we see on the coast and estuary. He’ll also be looking at how we can read the weather conditions to predict whether there’s good or bad weather coming. Continue reading