On days off when the weather's good I'm often walking along the beach, nature reserve or the Wetlands with my family. Living in Wales means that you're never too far from some of the best scenery in the world!
I discovered a blog last year by Lara Maiklem 'London Mudlark' it's full of fascinating finds left behind at low tide on the banks of the River Thames.

Fragments of broken pottery give us tantalising glimpses into past lives and material culture.