Tag Archives: Belize

Death by Plastic . . .What Happened to My Holiday?

“Think about it. Why would you make something that you’re going to use for a few minutes out of a material that’s basically going to last forever, and you’re just going to throw it away. What’s up with that?”  ~Jeb … Continue reading

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Behind Paradise . . . let’s do the math

“The only paradise is paradise lost”  -Marcel Proust Most of us remember the classic scene from the Wizard of Oz when Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion are in front of the mighty and powerful Wizard … Continue reading

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Red Tide in Belize. . .

Red Tide is one of those phrases that people talk about but don’t really understand.  Like New Labour, Quantitative Easing, plausible deniability and El Nino. We know they mean something significant but aren’t exactly certain what. Last week we were … Continue reading

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We should all be ashamed . . .

“There’s a great future in plastics, my boy”.  -The Graduate I must confess, modern life is pretty convenient and rather enjoyable.  No more grooming and feeding horses just to get from point A to B.  No more shopping every day in order … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Barracuda

There is an elusive species of saltwater game fish much prized by fly fishers the world over, called the Permit. It’s scientific name is Trachinotus falcatus and is found around tropical and subtropical reefs where it forages in the shallow … Continue reading

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Charlie and the Fishermen . . .

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. –Thoreau In 2001 Hurricane Iris, a Category 4 monster, roared through the southern Yucatan Peninsula and slammed into the tiny coastal country … Continue reading

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On holiday . . . Fishing

I’m on holiday this week fishing in Belize. New posts coming soon Tight Lines . . .

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