Drizzling in Port Owen

Drizzling in Port Owen
Drizzling in Port Owen

It has been drizzling here the past couple of days. Hope this heralds a good flower season ... This was taken near the end of winter last year. Even just this one patch of land has different types of flowers as the season progresses. At times I've seen it looking white like snow, and at other times it has this lovely bed of pink vygies and yellow o

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Waiting for the tide to turn…

Waiting for the tide to turn…
Waiting for the tide to turn…

Got chatting with one of the local folk along the quayside this morning and he told me the tide was too high for the fishing to be any good, which explained why this man is lying here sleeping. He is waiting for low tide in an hour's time. He also said they come here to fish in order to feed their families.

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Rain in Port Owen

Rain in Port Owen
Rain in Port Owen

It's been drizzling here the last couple of days, and with such heavy cloud cover I didn't think we would see any sunset at all, but the clouds parted for just a few minutes this evening. Even when the weather is not at its best, the views are simply breathtaking.

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Locals fish for Harder

Locals fish for Harder
Locals fish for Harder

We recently went to get take away at the local Fish 'n Chip shop by the fishing harbour. The local kids caught our attention, catching Harder from the quayside with nothing but a few metres of fishing line and a hook with bait. In the photo you can see that this young boy has caught one - see the line is tight and the look of concentration on his f

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