Thursday, 1 June 2017

Snorkelling Blog

By popular demand I am starting a snorkelling blog. If you wish instead to look at my Professional Details click here: http://fionapitt-kethley.blogspot.com.es/2016/10/since-2002-i-have-been-living-in-spain.html

I have been snorkelling for years and during 2016/2017 I decided to carry on doing it in winter too. Cold-water swimming is great for the health. I also find things. Last year´s snorkelling kept the males of the family in underwear. I plan to update this often with my finds.

My husband, who henceforth shall be known as Beast, only swims in the summer. Here he is, far out at sea, talking to cormorants. There were six at the beach on this occasion which is an absolute record. Some sort of cormorant conference going on.


June finds included a fidget spinner, an orange shoelace (still looking for its pair) and hair scrunchies which I will donate to son as he is the only one in the family with long hair. We also acquired another snorkelling mask. On the 14th, I found 12 dead sea bream. They were obviously fresh. Someone had made a nick in the stomach and not gone any further with gutting them. I took them home, cleaned them and cooked them for the cats. I also clean up the sea a little, removing things like abandoned fishing line and plastic bags. At the end of the month got pair of pants with !I´ve got a big banana" on the front of them. They are a perfect fit for Beast.

July sea is a smegtail of small life. Hard to tell what it will grow up into. Finds included pants and T-shirts and some useful goggles which was just what Beast needed.

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