Sunday, 27 October 2013

Stormy Sundays and Lifeboat Training

 On a very stormy Sunday morning it is great to see the crews of the Swanage Lifeboats as they put in more practice hours.



Monday, 14 October 2013

The Humble Kestrel

 The Kestrel is one of my favourite birds and one that seems to be in decline in some parts of the country. Luckily we have several places on the Isle of Purbeck where Kestrels can be seen and the cliffs are often the best.


Kestrels often hunt along the cliffs meaning that, if you are lucky, you get a 'side on' view of this lovely little bird while it has other things on its mind.
Triplets  

Monday, 7 October 2013

Floating Castle

As the mists rise from the fields and a weak Sun starts to burn a way through, Corfe Castle appears as if by magic.

Sunday, 6 October 2013

Dolphins, 11 o'clock.

I have seen Dolphins from the cliffs at Durlston on the Isle of Purbeck on only three occasions, today being the third. Each time, it has been 11 o'clock on a Sunday Morning! Quite a coincidence.
Between fifteen and twenty Dolphins swam eastward following the cliffs. They drew quite a crowd too and made a lot of peoples day!

Saturday, 5 October 2013

Dorset Bird Fair

We had a great first day at the Dorrset Bird Fair at Durlston Country Park. Nice to meet so many people and it's always good to chat. Same again tomorrow, from 10am until 6pm so see you there.

Friday, 4 October 2013

Dorset Bird Fair

We are here this weekend, selling framed prints, calendars and greetings cards. Hope to see you there.

The Magic of Houns tout

Of all the walks that crisscross the Isle of Purbeck my favourite is a two mile easy path from Kingston to Houns tout, it is a walk that I n...