Cockles – forty years ago in my nature notebooks

Forty years ago today I was 12 years old and combing the beaches in Tenby looking for interesting finds for my nature notebooks. I found some Common Cockles and wrote about them.
Cockle - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the)

Now, here I am on Westray combing the beaches and there are hundreds of Common Cockles.

Cockles - photograph (c) 2016 David Bailey (not the) - The Hall of Einar

People really don’t change, do they?

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