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Sealife
By     |    Aug 30, 2013
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Sealife

There are no clouds in the sky and on this August bank holiday, the fishing village of New Quay on Cardigan Bay is packed with holidaymakers. We join the throng on the pier and stare out to sea. We have only been there a few minutes when a dark shape lumps out of the water. A ripple of excitement goes through the sea watchers and someone shouts “Dolphin!” I point [...]

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Fossil hunting
By     |    Mar 3, 2013
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Fossil hunting

We cross the footbridge over the River Char, Izzy mimicking the female Mallards that quack below us, and spot Rock Pipits and Pied Wagtails flitting about the shack that serves as a beach cafe. Izzy is excited to find a large piece of driftwood, which I help her to climb over. Then, she spots the water and with a shout of “Sea!” runs towards it, tripping over the pebbles in her haste. She splashes [...]

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