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Sunday, August 22, 2010


musselsthumb.jpgOn my holiday in the Highlands of Scotland, I found huge clusters of mussels on the rocks well below the tideline, including some really big ones.

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Sunday, August 15, 2010

Building A Boat - Page 12 - The Triumph Of The Snow Pea

boat12_3.jpgWe took a trip to picturesque Lulworth Cove with my little boat - the Snow Pea, complete with sailing rig - and spent a couple of very pleasant and serene hours sailing around the cove.

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Saturday, June 12, 2010


limpetsthumb.JPGWe took a day trip to Lulworth cove - the sea is beautifully clean and clear here, making it a good place to forage for shellfish. Let's try eating limpets...

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winklesthumb.JPGTurn over any rock at the seaside and you're quite likely to find these little critters - they're Common Periwinkles - otherwise known simply as winkles. They are very commonly eaten - so let's see what they're like.

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Wild Asparagus

asparagusthumb.jpgMay/June 2010 - I picked some spears of wild asparagus from a salt marsh on the Hamble - after what turned out to be a very long wait.

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Sunday, August 16, 2009

Brown Shrimp

brownshrimpthumb.JPGA couple of trips to East Wittering, Bracklesham Bay - in search of the brown shrimp.

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Friday, May 1, 2009

Sea Kale

seakalethumb.JPGWe took a walk along the shingle beach between Hamble Marina and Warsash and found seakale.

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Sunday, February 15, 2009

Exploring The Solent Shore - Southsea

solentshore3_7.JPGThe third in a series of articles, exploring the Solent shoreline and immediately adjacent lands.

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Monday, August 4, 2008

Exploring The Solent Shore - From Stoke Battery To Gilkicker Point

solenshore2thumb.JPGThis is the second in a series of articles, exploring the Solent shoreline and immediately adjacent lands.

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Rock Samphire

rocksamphirethumb.JPG04 August 2008 - Out for another walk exploring the Solent coast - this time from Stoke Battery to Gilkicker Point - we found some large patches of Rock Samphire

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