Happy New Year and I would like to thank everyone who has either sailed with me last year or just read my blog. It’s been a while since I have blogged as I have hardly been out around the Islands during December. The seas have been really rough and we all know how much rain … Read more
Just some of the reasons why the grey seal pups are so cute.
On Saturday 10th November we had our 2nd Seal Photography Trip and it was a beautiful day. The light was perfect for photography and I was praying it would stay that way. After a few hours on the Island the gang boarded the boat for our tour around the Farnes before heading home. As we … Read more
Not alot to say about this blog but here are some pictures I took the other day from one of our trips. Tomorrow it’s all about those Little Auks.
On Thursday the weather was beautiful and as we were at the Longstone looking at the seals a Great Skua stopped to pinch some food from a Herring Gull. After its first bill full it decided it wanted a bit more but other gulls were not having any of it. The Great Skua has a … Read more
The day started after I dropped my little girl of at school and drove down to the harbour. When I arrived at the boat a friend told me that there was a Seal on the harbour beach and could I phone someone to tell them as she was not sure if it was ok. After … Read more
When I came down to the boat the other morning I was greeted by a Baby Puffin (Puffling) on the deck of the boat. I was gob smacked it was even there and what on earth was it doing on the boat. I know they are attracted by light and sound but the engines were … Read more
It was a beautiful day today which feels really nice to say. The Islands were buzzing with activity today, with birds flying around, grooming themselves, preparing their nests, mating and when you have weather like today it makes it even more special. We saw lots of Purple Sandpipers and Turnstones today which is really nice … Read more
I kept my eye on the weather all week and I was hoping and praying for good weather. Everyday I was checking Wind Guru to see what the sea state was going to be like, and after a few days it looked good to go. A quick text message to Alan Hewitt to give the … Read more
It was our 2nd Winter Wildlife Tour today and what a day it was. You would never think it was November with the weather the way it was. The seas were calm and the sun was glistening of the water and with a little breeze coming from the south I knew we were going to … Read more