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A couple of days of photos: No.7 – Two bridges over the River Dart

I’ve said here, often enough, that my photography skills are such that I call myself a happy snapper.

There are occasions when I try hard to compose a photo, and make it pleasing to me, and hopefully pleasing to viewers. 102 more words


Dog Lost

On Monday morning a dear friend’s dog managed to get out and ran away from home. They’ve been frantically searching for her since, but to no avail. 360 more words


Ponies in the mist on Dartmoor

I visited Dartmoor one misty day in January and photographed a large herd of semi-wild ponies. Here are a few shots.


Ben Goldsmith joins the Defra Board - look out Dartmoor!

Ben Goldsmith is a well known environmentalist, he is the son of James and Annabel Goldsmith and brother of Zac Goldsmith, the Tory MP for Richmond Park. 84 more words


Blizzards on Western Beacon and Piles Hill

So “The Beast” came again from the east and this time I went up to have a look, the snow certainly came and the winds whipped up plenty of drifts. 760 more words

Dartmoor Walks

Pillars of the Community - back story

Last Wednesday I wrote a piece of flash fiction for Friday Fictioneers that I titled “Pillars of the Community”. People were kind enough to show an interest in what had happened to cause three very respectable women to keep a secret for fifty years, surrounding it with ritual and a dread oath. 1,980 more words

Short Stories

Just when you think it's all plain sailing...

Things all went a little bit bonkers at the weekend, with at least six inches of snow arriving from nowhere and dumping itself onto the paddock. 322 more words