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Summer Holidays: campfires, fossils and forests

There’s been no posts here for a while, mainly because the boys and I made the most of a long hot summer getting out and about. 739 more words

Detour to Devon

Although we were staying in Cornwall, we drove north into Devon to see two areas that had been particularly recommended.

The first was Clovelly, a small village on the Devon coast.  277 more words

Venford and Bench Tor 09 September 2014

More hazy sunshine on Dartmoor at Venford Reservoir and nearby Bench Tor.

London calling, and Devon too

Back from a quick trip to England where scoring tickets to Kate Bush had provided the impetus to visit some old friends and haunts. Managed to balance some culture with lots of fish and chips, full English breakfasts and Marks and Spencer’s cream cakes and enjoyed the latter just as much as the former even if they weren’t so good for me. 635 more words

Anne Boleyn

Dartmoor 2014: Back to Nature

This was the big one. Day three of our Tor Challenge was billed as an all dayer, packed lunch required. Travelling to the northern edge of Dartmoor at Meldon, near Okehampton, we headed for the reservoir, a beautiful site in itself and the starting point for our day’s walk. 379 more words

Wildlife And Nature

West Country

Wednesday 20th August 2014

Day One: Dartmoor (Devon)

This trip wass the closet we have been to ‘travelling’ since being in South America. In our 5 days from London, through the West Country and back, we actually managed to cover an impressive 800 miles: 451 more words

Europe 2014

Beardown Man. Dartmoor.

Last weekend I revisited Dartmoor, a wild place with many leftovers from previous settlers. I walked the Lychway, an old coffin road. Where the dead were carried to the church at Lydford. 120 more words