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You Can't Keep A Good Dolphin Down !

Hi Everyone,

Things are still a little bit quiet around Chanonry Point – there are some dolphins around but they are not doing very much, most are saving energy instead until the salmon run speeds up a bit… unless of course you happen to be Charlie and then of course you have to go and say “Hello” to any tanker that passes through the shipping lane !

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With weak tides at present I’m not expecting any great excitement and even the local tour boats are having a quiet spell but it’ll pick up again fairly soon as there are shoals of mackerel about.

Best Wishes,

Charlie.