A Day In The Life

  • A Day In The Life Of: Withy pot maker Dave French

    A Day In The Life Of: Withy pot maker Dave French

    14th July 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Devon withy pot maker with a mission to keep this traditional craft alive Fifth-generation withy crab pot maker Dave French has dedicated the last 40-plus years of his life to the craft.…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Up-and-coming skipper Tom Lambourn

    A Day In The Life Of: Up-and-coming skipper Tom Lambourn

    7th July 2023

    Share a day in the life of an up and coming young Newlyn skipper With a family heavily involved in Newlyn’s fishing industry, it might have been expected for Tom Lambourn, skipper and owner of My Lass PZ 291, to…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Sean Perkes

    A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Sean Perkes

    30th June 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Brixham fish merchant and restaurant owner, Sean Perkes It’s fair to say that Sean Perkes, of Brixham-based fish merchant Ian Perkes Ltd and restaurant Shoals on the Lido, has well-established roots in…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Jim Partridge

    A Day In The Life Of: Fish merchant Jim Partridge

    26th June 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Shoreham fish merchant “I’d rather you’d asked me about a day in the life of Jim Partridge when I was in Sri Lanka, and being much more practical, than visiting the current…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Fisheries Technician Rose Finneran

    A Day In The Life Of: Fisheries Technician Rose Finneran

    16th June 2023

    Share a day in the life of Cefas fisheries technician, Rose Finneran “I love what I do,” Centre for Environment, Fishers and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) fisheries technical Rose Finneran told Fishing News. “Everyone says that I’m the Cefas poster girl…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Port Supervisor Ross Maclennan

    A Day In The Life Of: Port Supervisor Ross Maclennan

    9th June 2023

    Share a day in the life of Shetland’s small ports supervisor “I’ve always been at sea, all my life. I don’t remember ever not being on a boat. I’ve always had wet feet,” Ross Maclennan, small ports supervisor at Shetland…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Creel Fisherman Craig Martin

    A Day In The Life Of: Creel Fisherman Craig Martin

    30th May 2023

    Share a day in the life of a Small Isles creel fisherman The soft, southern accent coming from the other end of the line is entirely unexpected. “I’m from Hampshire originally,” said 33-year-old Craig Martin. “I came up here in…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Brixham fish merchant Neil Walker

    A Day In The Life Of: Brixham fish merchant Neil Walker

    19th May 2023

    “Brixham fish products are the best in the world, to be fair – it’s as simple as that,” said Neil Walker, of Brixham-based fish merchant Walker and Son. He was making the statement not as a boast, but more as…

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