A couple of years ago, my siblings and I were sat around our world map at home, discussing the places we’ve been lucky enough to visit. And we are lucky – between the three of us we’ve clocked up quite a good coverage of our wonderful planet, leaving us with a wanderlust for future travels… Read More Antarctica: my trip to the seventh continent
I write this as I am travelling the furthest South I’ve ever been to the largest known colony of antarctic petrels, these beautiful birds: I’m on my way to Svarthamaren, roughly 200km inland on the Antarctic continent, home to approximately 200,000 breeding pairs of antarctic petrels. As well as antarctic petrels, there are two other species… Read More En route to Antarctica!
A year ago I set up the South West Fulmar project. Since then I have been continually amazed by the community spirit and boundless enthusiasm for marine conservation that we are lucky enough to share in the South West. It’s been a privilege for me to give talks and beach walks for the voluntary marine… Read More A Year in Cornish Conservation
A few weeks ago I travelled to the Netherlands. Not the typical trip to Holland that perhaps others on the plane my age had chosen: I was quickly on the top deck of a train (double decker trains?!) travelling north, away from Amsterdam. One bus, one ferry and a car journey later I’d reached my… Read More Secrets in a Stomach