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Hunting for Prawns, by Rob Yorke

Rob Yorke's summer expedition to the beach with a secret weapon and harvest to die for.


When hunting prawns, you’re never alone. Herons, sandpipers, various gulls, and even crows all wait for low tide. That’s when the seashore offers up its goods and while the birds may have their…

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Mountain Bothies

Rob Yorke's first discovery of a Mountain Bothies Association bothy in Wales.


“Bothy” – a humble cottage or hut. A one roomed hut or temporary dwelling. (Chambers Dictionary). The thrill of a night on the hill can never be underestimated. Even when not taken in…

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Valentines Night on the Hill

A wintry Valentines night alone 3,000 ft high on Pen y Fan.


I’ve just finished reading The Arctic Grail. Tales of slightly unhinged explorers in the 17th Century spending multiple winters in the high arctic in their quest for the North West Passage, it somehow…

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