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An adder on Dartmoor in February

I mentioned in my Sunday blog that some of the lads on our 10 Tors training day had seen an adder – see here. 139 more words

One Four Challenge: March Week 1

One Four Challenge: March Week 1

First of all I want to say a big THANK YOU to all my followers and fellow bloggers who are participating in Robyn Gosby’s One Four Challenge which she hosts on her lovely blog, … 195 more words


Encouraging oodles of ouzels

I love to venture up Tavy Cleave early on a May morning, to hear and see ring ouzels.  I’ve only ever encountered two or three on a visit, with their clattering call like the stones in the river, and the flash of white on the breast. 470 more words


The Roborough Rock

A week or so ago I was over at Buckland Abbey – to get there you have to cross Roborough Down on which is located a very large rock / Tor known as Roborough Rock. 121 more words

The Tor in the Woods, near Manaton

I often drive between Bovey Tracey and Manaton, and recently noticed an enticing ridge line running across the lower slopes of Trendlebere Down in the direction of Becka Brook and Houndtor Wood. 1,056 more words


Our 'Start of Season' Meeting

We held our Start of Season meeting yesterday in the main meeting room here at Parke. The idea is to get our staff and volunteers across the Dartmoor portfolio together to review our achievements in 2014 and look forward to our plans for 2015. 178 more words

Winding Wall

I took this photograph a while back now, but got quite excited about it again when a fellow WordPresser, Gary Bolstad, said he’d like to have a go with some editing on it. 196 more words