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Stunning Studland Bay

Studland Bay by Poole Harbour in Dorset is a simply stunning sandy beach.  With our January walk it outlived all our expectations.  We have often visited it in summer, but never at this time of year usually opting for a bracing cliff top walk to match the time of year.  We started our trip at […]

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fossil crab claw

We Are Going on a Fossil Hunt

While everybody else has been ringing in the New we have been popping back in time by taking a look at the Old on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast.  It is a great twist on a beach scavenge and we hoped that the recent storms may have thrown up and exposed some new fossils.   We have […]

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Shrimping in Brittany

Harvest from the Sea

  This week we have been having outdoor fun in Brittany and partaking in one of our favourite activities – searching for shellfish.  This time though we weren’t crabbing but shrimping.  Our first time crabbing this year was not at all successful, but we have since had some great catches. I have to admit that […]

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