The Travelling Beachcomber The 2018 Beachcombing Conference in North Carolina is coming up, and as usual, I am busy fielding ‘what to bring’ questions from participants who will be flying in from across the globe. Since I move around a lot, both for work and for ‘work-play’ (aka: beachcomb expeditions), I’ve got packing down to a science. So I thought I’d share some tips with you. The Big 3 rules of ‘The Traveling Beachcomber” are: BE PREPARED TRAVEL LIGHT STAY IN SHAPE (so you are able to beachcomb on any type of shoreline in any type of weather, but I’ll … Continue reading BEACHCOMB EXPEDITIONS
Last month, I made some phone calls seeking someone to give a tutorial on ‘Shells of Hawai’i’ for this year’s Beachcombing Conference in May on the Big island. If need be, I can do it myself, but I am already giving a lecture and besides, it’s fun to have specialists in their field come to share their insights, perspectives and knowledge. The more ‘experts’ there are for everyone to meet … Continue reading Shell Seeker or Trophy Hunter? The difference is in the death…
So what’s all the fuss about English Sea Glass? Why is it so beloved amongst sea glass aficionados? Most commonly found on beaches adjacent to the small coastal town of Seaham in northeast England, much of this glass originates from … Continue reading English Sea Glass
COME OUTSIDE AND PLAY! Join consummate and novice beachcombers, rock hounds and coastal lovers for an informative, relaxing, fun-filled weekend at the 2015 International Beachcombing Conference. For the first time in six years, IBC will be held on … Continue reading Save the Date!