Iceland; rain, salmon and tiny flies

30 Dec

Text & images by Alex Jardine. This summer has seen exceptionally little rainfall in Iceland, an odd occurrence in a country where the saying goes “if you don’t like the weather just wait five minutes”. The lack of rain has left the salmon rivers steadily dropping throughout the prime July runs, and made me nervous […]

Ebay Dace

29 Dec

The one advantage of being sent off to collect random Ebay purchases (new hob, Bristol) is that occasionally the places I visit happen to be near interesting bits of water. A couple of years back I had my best ever perch session, fishing just two hours before I had another Ebay collection to make (TV … Continue reading “Ebay Dace”

Le Guilvinec Brittany

29 Dec

In the far south west corner of Brittany, is a little known to tourists area called Pays Bigouden in the department of Finistère. There are three small fishing ports around this coastline: St Guenole, Le Guilvinec and Loctudy which along with Douarnenez to the north are reputed to land 25% of all the inshore fish in France. […]

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Win a Christian Lacroix designed Tote Bag from Comedie Francaise Paris

28 Dec

Some of the best places for fabulous gifts are museum shops and none more so than the brilliant Comedie Francaise in Paris. Founded in 1680, since 1799 the home of Comedie Francaise has been at the heart of the Palais Royal and that’s where its lovely  little boutique gift shop is too. You’ll find a […]

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