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The green hairstreak

I went up onto Dartmoor yesterday to enjoy the sunshine. I was at the far end of Fernworthy Reservoir and came across a couple of green hairstreak butterflies. 119 more words


Rook Tor

Some days you head and out for a walk and the conditions around you mean that you change your mind and decide to either, cut short the walk, or change the route. 176 more words

Dartmoor Walks

A Whole Rabbit??!

Am sure most of you know that I am a gardener, gotta work to pay for all the wool I buy ;). I live in a beautiful part of the country and get to work in some fab gardens. 357 more words


A view from Dartmoor into Cornwall

Whitchurch Common is on the western edge of Dartmoor – it is on the top of the hill before the land plunges down to Tavistock and beyond. 151 more words


Forecast: There Will Be No Swimming Today

It’s 9am and I am stood out on top of Holne Moor.  Well, I think I am on Holne Moor, the mist is that thick.  Mist  you might imagine to have a fairly even consistency, but this has lumps from football size and upwards, distinctly opaque moments in an otherwise opaque medium.  465 more words

Open Sky Swimming