Monthly Archives: October 2018

Winter has arrived…

The recent plummeting temperatures have found traction now, meaning that for the last couple of mornings, I’ve woken and stepped outside to a rime of frost on the shed good and the rooftops of surrounding neighbours. This first showing always … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

Venue: Porthcawl Wall, Friday 26th October 2018. Weather: winds 13 mph north-westerly, pressure 1016mb, temp app. 4 degrees. Tide: High of 10.2m at 8.22 p.m., highest tide of the cycle. Moon phase: waning gibbous(96% visible) Fishing time: 7.15p.m. – 10.30 … Continue reading

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On a Roll!

Venue: Rest Bay, Porthcawl, Saturday 20th October 2018. Weather: winds 5 mph north-westerly, pressure 1031mb, temp app. 12 degrees. Tide: Low of 2.8m at 10.45 p.m., one day after lowest tide of the cycle. Moon phase: waxing gibbous(83% visible) Fishing … Continue reading

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The End of an Era?

Having started my whole writing journey in Waterlog magazine, run by Jon and Rose Ward-Allen, which eventually led to me publishing my first book with them at The Medlar Press, today is a very bittersweet moment. A story I submitted … Continue reading

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Seizing the Season

All of us need to retain our balance, in whatever ways that may be. For some, hitting the gym every night is essential, for others it’s the theatre or getting away from it all for a couple of days. For … Continue reading

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End of season – everything must go!

Venue: Aberavon Beach, Naval Club end, Friday 5th October 2018. Weather: winds 4 mph north-westerly, pressure 1012mb, temp app. 14 degrees. Tide: Low of 2.5m at 10.30 p.m., five days before lowest (spring) tides of the cycle – 7.8m) Moon … Continue reading

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