Now here’s an image with an interesting perspective. You would be forgiven for thinking this was a stage set from the original 1960s Star Trek series but it is, in fact, a rock pool photographed when I took my daughters for a short break in Wales last week.
Lizzie Carr is many things: An environmentalist, adventurer and author are just a few of the titles she can rightly claim. She’s best known as an enthusiastic stand up paddleboarder and founder of the not-for-profit Planet Patrol, which gives people the opportunity to go paddleboarding while also removing plastic and other waste from the environment.
As I get older, I can pick out four distinct phases of what it’s like being a stepchild. In some respects, this is hardly surprising. Relationships naturally change as people move into different phases of life and I can distinctly pick out phases with my blood relatives too.