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Monkey-ing around and taking some snaps!

I consider a day that involves a trip to see some lovely animals to be the BEST DAY!

Nature photography, and animals in general, have always been an important factor in my life having grown up in an animal-loving environment, thanks to my family, owning tonnes of pets and regularly frequenting farms and wildlife parks. 75 more words


Lifeguards are not lifesavers

Lifeguards are not lifesavers! Lifeguards train and work with a team. On the beaches they form part of the National Search and Rescue facilities available.  BLU or beach lifeguard unit. 94 more words


Glass at Greenway

This was taken at Greenway which is a National Trust property in Devon.  Greenway was once the home of the famous mystery writer, Agatha Christie.  I would love to think she sat here and was inspired by the view through the window.


Top 3 Devon Winter Walks

Supporters of UK classical music festivals will surely know just how much work goes into putting on events of this kind every year – and just how important it is for the organisers to take a few days here and there to really unwind after the event is done and dusted with. 271 more words


A little bit of time travel

As I’m muddling though with the research stage of novel number three, and characters and plot begin to swim into focus, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the scenes set forty-odd years ago are going to be both the easiest and the hardest to get right. 396 more words

Today's Hot Offer at The Queens Hotel, Paignton

The Queens Hotel is one of most popular establishments in The Duchy Hotel Group. Situated 200 yards away from Paignton town and seafront, this family hotel remains one of Devon’s most celebrated hotels. 256 more words

The Duchy Hotel Group

The South West of England: Pt 28 - Torcross, Devon

The next day, we had a road trip around the local area near Stoke Fleming and Dartmouth, starting with the small coastal village of Torcross, and it’s famous memorial near the beach… 1,280 more words