The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge, Dorset

Etches Collection

Living on the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, my kids are keen fossil hunters and love nothing more than chipping away at rocks and stones in the hope that they will find some prehistoric treasure. One of the best locations to go fossil hunting is Kimmeridge Bay, where fossils occur commonly throughout the Kimmeridge Clay, in particular the shells of ammonites and bivalves which are easy to spot as you walk along the beach. We were invited to visit The Etches… Continue Reading “The Etches Collection, Kimmeridge, Dorset”

Alphabet Photo – G is for Geology

kimmeridge

Before I had children my dream was to go to university and study Geology and I am still fascinated by rock formations, earthquakes and volcanoes to this day. We live in Dorset and are really lucky to have the Jurassic coast on our doorstep, with beautiful cliffs harbouring all sorts of fabulous fossils. Last weekend we headed out to do some fossil hunting Kimmeridge Bay with the family and I have to admit I got very excited by the obvious stone bands… Continue Reading “Alphabet Photo – G is for Geology”