Category Archives: River

On the river – Day 18 of 30 Days Wild

Every couple of months over the summer my parents do safety cover for wild swimming events. This means a day on the water with my camera. Launching the boat just after 5.30am, there is no one around, the water is … Continue reading

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Water Vole Day

Water Voles (Arvicola amphibius) are native to the UK and have been protected since 1981 by the Wildlife and Countryside act. There has been a massive decline in Water Vole numbers since 1900 and by 1990 we had lost 90% … Continue reading

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Rescuing a lamb and a day on the river

Whilst putting the boat in the River Thames on Saturday evening, ready for the 6k open water swim first thing Sunday morning, we noticed a small head of something floating in the water. We realised it was a lamb, but … Continue reading

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