Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm

Ramsey Island and Grassholm
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  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Gannet Rescue Mission

    After what can only be described as a ‘heart-rending’ rugby world cup semi-final in Auckland on Saturday morning, thoughts quickly returned to our annual October trip to Grassholm in the afternoon. The purpose of the trip is to cut free juvenile...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Solar hot water for Ramsey

    In 2010 we installed a small wind turbine and photovoltaic panels at the Ramsey farm in an attempt to be more self-sufficient and cut our diesel usage. This has been a hugely successful project and 2 years on we have cut our diesel consumption by a massive...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    April Fool's

    So although the spring may have temporarily deserted us, the island is officially open from tomorrow. The strong south-westerly winds that we are currently experiencing may mean that it's a few days before we see our first visitors of 2011, but we're...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Space Invaders

    Ramsey looks like it has been taken over by aliens! However it is just the members of the Strumble Head DX and Contest Group (something to do with radios!) here for their annual pilgrimage. Ramsey is a much sought after location in the ameteur radio...
  • Ramsey Island and Grassholm

    Hold onto your hat

    With two deep depressions racing in off the Atlantic, it was time to take evasive action. During a brief lull in the weather on Saturday afternoon we managed to get some supplies from St Davids; meat, fruit and vegetables and most importantly icing sugar...
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