My name is Rupert Kirkwood.
I have worked as a farm vet in West Devon for thirty-three years but had to take early retirement through injury.
I now spend as much time as possible paddling my kayak around the coast of Southwest England, observing and photograph the exceptional, and underrated, wildlife.
For the last five years I have paddled far offshore, when sea conditions allow, in search of whales.
Here’s what makes me tick: