One of the great things about living in Fife is the fact you don’t have to travel too far before you hit the coastline. We have some amazing sandy beaches and walks alongside ruined castles and secret coves. So you can imagine here at Bumbumbee, our little creatives get a little bit excited about Marine Week because it means it’s time to grab our buckets and spades and hit the shores.
National Marine Week 2020 runs from 25th July until 9th of August. All over the UK people are taking part in sea-themed events which, at any other time of the year, would be a bit on the chilly side so it’s well-timed for the height of summer. National Marine Week is The Wildlife Trusts’ nationwide celebration of all things marine.
There are so many sea creatures, marine mammals and birds to be found along the coast in the rock pools, on the rocks, and amongst the seaweed. In fact there are over 30,000 species of marine life in the UK alone.
We gave snorkeling in the Firth of Forth a miss, and Rosie is still a bit young for a seabed safari, but we were struck with some creative inspiration – of the coastal variety … look out soon for some more designs to dive into …