What we did at the oyster festival 

One of the upsides to spending my weekends and summer holidays washing pots and dishes in a seafood restaurant on the Irish Coast as a teenager was that I was able to sample and acquire a taste for a wide range of strange and exotic foods whose very mention – almost without exception – induced…

Datum Plane – Lighthouse

My friend’s band, Datum Plane, have just released their first music video for the song Lighthouse, taken from their debut EP, Things You Need to Hear. The video was filmed at Beachy Head on the British coast in early March of this year, so I’m sure you can appreciate how cold it must have been…

Some Notes on the Razor Clam

Razor clamming is a rewarding pastime and it is a wonder that so few people living in coastal regions take part in the practice. Not only would a fair portion of those folk be ill equipped in telling you where to find a razor clam, a great many wouldn’t even know what one is in the first place. This is…