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The Peacock Butterfly & its extraordinary caterpillar....as black as night.

The Peacock Butterfly & its extraordinary caterpillar….as black as night.

The caterpillar of the Peacock butterfly is jet black with hundreds of tiny white spots. The long, comparatively large, body is covered with sharp spikes and gives no indication of the beautiful butterfly that will emerge from it. 83 more words


Churches - an exciting new photographic project

For quite some time I have been considering undertaking a photographic project but have lacked inspiration – until now.

Some months ago I read two very good books; one called ‘On being a photographer’ by David Hurn in conversation with Bill Jay; and another entitled ‘The Essence of Photography’ by Bruce Barnbaum, both of which I can highly recommend. 453 more words

Black And White

Scruffy Dog Silver

Next up for my musings is Scruffy Dog Silver otherwise known as Steph. The girls were just a bit over excited when Steph agreed to stock her jewellery inside me. 227 more words

Dittisham and Berry Head 23 June 2015

Photos from south Devon at Dittisham (on the banks of the river Dart) and Berry Head.

Torbay's Half Marathon 2015, was run on a cool, wet and windy Sunday, yesterday.

Torbay’s Half Marathon 2015, was run on a cool, wet and windy Sunday, yesterday.

The weather didn’t, however, dampen the spirits of the over two thousand runners who took part. 185 more words


A cycle ride in North Devon - but no 'forest of masts'?

On Friday, we cycled, mostly into the wind and intermittent light rain, from Barnstaple to Okehampton – 40 miles through the rolling hills of North Devon. 672 more words

The Sea

My Devon namesake - the Coast 2 Coast

Those of you who know me personally or have been in a meeting with me recently may have heard about my year of microadventures inspired by… 73 more words

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