Tag Archives: freshwater

A lakeside retreat in the US (Rousse)

Our long drive across the states with cousins NT and DT eventually brought us to the beautiful detached red brick house of a slim, elderly black man. The building was crammed with fine antiques, including a handsome marquetry grandfather clock. … Continue reading

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Basking shark sighted in freshwater pond (Rousse)

The child tugged sharply at my hand, hurrying me along to see the black kite that she had spotted floating in the pond. From the water’s edge I could easily tell that this was not a kite, but the dorsal … Continue reading

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