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Photo essay: A fish-eye view

Pre-pandemic, Cornish photographer Nick Pumphrey travelled the globe shooting for publications including National Geographic and the Guardian. But when Covid-19 struck, with fear sweeping the nation and cabin fever setting in, Nick started an unexpected new daily ritual.

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Nick Pumphrey Watergate Bay Sunset

The sea, the sea!

Allison Sadler on the joy, healing and solace time by the sea gives her…
(3 minute read)

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Allison Sadler Watergate Bay Beach

Ten benefits of being by the sea

From better sleep to boosted social bonds, discover ten science-backed benefits proximity to the ocean brings.
(6 minute read)

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Surf therapy podcast with the Wave Project

An award-winning charity that enhances the lives of children and young people through community, surfing and the sea, The Wave Project was born in the swell here at Watergate Bay back in 2010.
(90 minute listen)

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Joetaylor Wearelookingsideways.Com

The big blue

Everyone loves the beach, but there’s a growing body of evidence to suggest that it’s more than just a nice place to be - it could actually be vital for your health.
(9 minute read)

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Water 101

Tristan Gooley, the Natural Navigator, picks out five things to look out for the next time you’re walking on the beach.

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Glitter Path