Beachcombing Blog

Getting to here

January 26th, 2014 by

Th recent storms have eaten chunks out of the back wall of my favourite Milford Haven Beach. At least a metre has been chewed off this 5metre face, it now shows the dumping lines quite clearly.This was the infill , held in place by a timber criss cross framework supporting a wooden wall which faced… Read more

A good use for scraps.

January 21st, 2014 by

Here in Wales we have two opportunities to celebrate love every year. Valentines Day of course and less well known, Dydd Santes Dwynwen or St Dwynwen’s Day. So really no excuse not to get brownie points on one or both days, Dwynwen’s is on the 25th of January so quick,get yer skates on.Recent storms have… Read more

I Love The Beach (part 2)

January 20th, 2014 by

Went today , Sunday to West Dale beach to offer services as per yesterday at Newgale. Good reception and masses of stuff cleared off the beach, some of which was converted at scene and some later. Some of the letters in the picture were made with plastic cleaned off West Dale beach. Good upcycling I… Read more

I Love the Beach

January 19th, 2014 by

Raw material for an idea, being cleaned of its various grubby bits prior to use. The completed article.A large oyster netting bag split open and sewn to another of same with beach string and stuffed with frayed orange beach string.I completed this yesterday with frayed rope gathered by volunteers on the Newgale beach clean organised… Read more

Good Day’s Work

January 18th, 2014 by

Today ,Sat 18 th , I went to Newgale beach to contribute to the beach clean organised by Surfers Against Sewage . I went equipped with nearly all of the stuffing for a giant net heart I’ve made and nearly all of the letters in the following ” Surfers Against Sewage (Heart) The Beach Love… Read more

Lucky Find

January 17th, 2014 by

This yellow adjustable collar comes from an oxygen bottle.It makes me think ( if turned over ) of a crown. Crowns are in my mind because our friends Freddie and Robbie have a 12 th night party ritual.A special cake is made and secreted in it is an uncooked kidney bean. Whoever finds it is… Read more