Storm Petrel: A Magical Night on Dream Island

Posted on 29/09/2019 By

Storm Petrel. Many of the day visitors to Skomer Island will one day consider staying overnight. They hear about one of wildlife’s true spectacles and want to come back and see it for themselves. I am, of course, talking about the world’s largest colony of Manx Shearwaters that only come to the island after dark….

Eamonn goes to Skokholm Island.

Posted on 23/09/2019 By

Eamonn goes to Skokholm Island. Dear Friends This is the second of two stories I asked Eamonn to write for us in recognition of him taking my place in paradise. The island was so memorable for him that the story is in two parts. The second a magical night time adventure will be posted next…

Eamonn goes to Skomer.

Posted on 15/09/2019 By

Eamonn goes to Skomer. Bertie: “Corrrr- I dunno. Just before we came to Wales, a friend of Bobby’s asked what has happened to the Irish bear. Well, we had to admit, not much.” Trevor has found his niche. Betty Boop is a little inflexible, but will get her chance. But Eamonn? Dunno. “Tell you what”,…

I Feel Quite DiscomBOBulated!

Posted on 08/09/2019 By

DiscomBOBulated. Bertie: “I feel quite discomBOBulated. It’s very nice down here in Whitchurch. Just above Solva, near St David’s in West Wales. Rosemary is lovely. It’s very quiet. Peaceful. But I miss being part of everything that is happening in Laurel Cottage. Bobby will ‘rescue’ me when he is allowed to go on a long…

A Letter from Skomer.

Posted on 01/09/2019 By

A Letter from Skomer. When we wrote “Belonging“, we told you of Bobby’s love of the two islands off the west coast of Pembrokeshire. A love affair that started at quite a difficult time in Bobby’s life.