Pembroke July 04


Our last trip to Wales had been a little unlucky with the weather but its a great place to be. Sadly we lost a couple of days this time too but we were prepared and made the best of the vast beaches. We stayed with West Wales Divers and dived with Brian Dilley when the wind disappeared. I had a new camera to play with, which is my excuse for Dawn beating me to the best pictures! She organised the whole trip too. As usual click on the first thumbnail to start the slide show and 'next preview' to step through.

Howling winds meant big seas so we were glad of our inflatable board... its just like the Guiness ad isn't it?
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The weather left everyone looking a bit rough.
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...except Dawn of course!
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The surf was excellent and took our minds off missing the diving
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Deadman's finger tip
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Cup corals are fast becoming a favourite of ours
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Like neon sweets they dot the rocks
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Even more vivid than jewel anemones
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David smiling off Skomer
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Fan worms
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Mermaid's purse (Dogfish egg) on a Deadman's finger
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Sea gooseberry (or similar?)
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There were lots of slugs, often very small. Thats the finger of Dawn's glove for scale.
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Look away! Slugs at it!
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Marbled bakewell anemone - just caught something!
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Another, just finished eating
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A bit like a Fabbelina slug... I'll have to look it up
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Firey cup coral
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Decorator crab, with his sponge collection
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Irridescent gooseberry
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Somehow this starfish has picked up an extra arm
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Lots of lobsters about
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Prawns lurked under overhangs
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Even though they're slow they always seem to be running away from the camera
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Macbeth style spider crab
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Tasty looking jellyfish
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Sleepy looking dogfish
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Feisty looking crayfish
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This one is neatly perched on the bryzoan meal that it prefers
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A moon jelly catching the sun
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Panther gobie
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Candy striped flat worm doing the twist
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Cheerful yellow edged lightbulb tunicates
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This crab seemed to think standing up straight would scare us off
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Candy striped flatworm
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Moon jelly on our ascent
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Rob Spray.