A flocking brilliant murmuration

We’ve got wildlife in the UK, though it’s more at the deer-and-badger end of the spectrum than lions and tigers and bears (oh my). I’ve seen the wild cattle of Chillingham, and puffins on the cliffs at Bempton, and gazed from Scottish highland crags and Norfolk beaches over basking seals at sunset. Each in its… Continue Reading


Goths, vamps and ghouls in Whitby

Come Halloween in Whitby and the ghouls are out – and the vamps, and werewolves, and Goths, and zombies, and pirates, and zombie pirates, and zombie Goth pirates . . . basically, if you either are dead or look dead, then the North Yorkshire seaside town is the place for you on the biggest Fright… Continue Reading