Category seagull

Camber Sands, cockles and cotton buds

Smart glass fronted holiday homes on the shingle ridge of Camber face the far horizon, but a near shore scan reveals a gallery of gruesome goods abandoned by the tides. Beach combing for treasure here throws up a trove of toxic trash that mingles with marine life. Do cockles clean their shells with cotton buds or celebrate big […]

Lessons for urban living – how to save a teenage seagull

Love ‘em or loathe ‘em in Brighton we live side by side with the seagulls. The feathered variety (as well as those blokes playing with balls in Falmer). For we co-habitees of raucous brazen scavengers, their cackling invokes in equal measure irritation, fear, respect and grudging affection. However phone conversations with the land locked are […]