Monthly Archives: May 2013

A visit to Skokholm island ……. and the joys of running a business.

As mentioned earlier I spent a few days on the delightful island of Skokholm earlier this month. It is an excellent place to get close to razorbills and puffins, in particular, although the latter were conspicuous by their absence on … Continue reading

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Blue bluebells and the digital debate…..

Much has been said in the film versus digital debate. I was a film user for many years and perhaps withstood the digital explosion for a little longer than I should have done. But there is one situation in which … Continue reading

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Wales at Waters’ Edge nominated for Welsh Book of the Year Award…but only under the author’s name.

It was announced this afternoon that my recent book with Jon Gower – “Wales at Waters’ Edge” – has been shortlisted for the 2013 Welsh Book of the Year Award. But only under Jon Gower’s name. The idea for the … Continue reading

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Third time lucky (Part 2)

The very briefest of weather windows seemed to be opening up over the weekend following my unsuccessful trips described in Part 1. Heavy showers and sunny intervals were forecast for the Saturday evening followed by a sunny couple of hours first thing … Continue reading

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Early morning in the saltmarsh

Jane and I have different ideas about what a holiday should be.  For me its largely about seeing new landscapes and   new birds, while she likes …… well ……. to relax. We seem to have come to an understanding, though, and as … Continue reading

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Third time lucky (part 1)

Beginning a new project is always a daunting time. A blank page opens up before you and you realise you will have to fill it. It is difficult not to feel a faint sense of panic, and so it is with … Continue reading

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