Monthly Archives: October 2013

Hike-u*

Guadarrama Mountains, Spain, late October. Hiking the forest section of the trail to the peak of Penalara, we stopped to watch as a group of vultures rose up on the thermals. Later I remembered the excellent Wing Beats – a … Continue reading

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Singing Seals and Shifting Sands. An Autumn Day on Blakeney Point.

Blakeney Point: millions of tonnes of sand and shingle slowly pouring from the sea to form a four mile long spit, moving northwards year by year, century by century. *** A little boat full of rain coats, cameras and binoculars. … Continue reading

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The birth of a new day, dawn on the East Coast.

Sizewell, Suffolk. 28th September. There are few things more beautiful than a coastal dawn. Above the waves, a glow on the horizon. Then a spark of light that becomes a globe of fire, pulling itself free of the sea.  All … Continue reading

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