Wildlife encounters: fears and wonder

When we come face to face with wildlife in unexpected places or circumstances, our emotional responses can vary from one of fear, to wonderment, uncertainty, or even privilege. Bears, penguins, arctic foxes and whales have all provided moments that have stayed long and vividly in my mind.

Wonders of Winchester

Maybe we easily take it for granted because it’s all too familiar, but one can usually discover an astonishing amount of interest in and around one’s local area with a little bit of effort.

La Palma - a quest for a beach!

It was hard to pull ourselves away, so nice was it to feel the warmth of the January sun on the sheltered terrace at the small micro brewery, ‘Cerveceria Isla Verde’, whilst looking out across the fertile volcanic slopes dropping towards the ocean.