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Field Excursion to Shandwick – 13th August

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

13 members of TDFC spent a most enjoyable evening with Pat Rae & her visitor Hillary.  We started with a barbecue cooked by Pat.

We then set off to explore the beach.  We stopped at an area which had been stripped bare in the December storm.  This had been colonised by green algae.  We spent an hour investigating this area then returned to Pat’s for strawberries, raspberries and Stewart’s famous cheesecake.

Thanks to Pat for hosting this trip yet again.

Green BeachClick image to view

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Examining the Green Beach.
The TDFC group on the exposed beach.
Discussion of the finds.
Pat enjoying the barbeque.
Barbeque time near the beach.

Rockpooling at Shandwick Beach

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Saturday 14th July, 2012 was a change for us – the sun shone.

Fitfully it must be said, but someone did spot a shadow.  And it was not cold, at least not too cold.

So, examining the pools at low tide produced a fine batch of beasties. Followed by a fine barbequed meal in the fresh air.

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