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Start of the Coarse Fishing Season 2017

The magical 16th of June arrived bringing excellent weather with it for once – the fishing gods must be smiling on me I thought. Seemed only fair to have a day off work to make the most of this unusually auspicious start to the coarse fishing season. 403 more words

Fly Fishing

May the Bugs be with you.

Something I never thought I’d say; “There’s a moth in my coffee”.

Bugs, insects, creepy crawlies, whatever you call them, this time of year they are in abundance. 680 more words

Archaeology Field Trip: Cadbury Castle and its ancient landscape with Dr Clare Randall

The walk will comprise a tour of Cadbury Castle hillfort, looking in particular at areas which demonstrate the development in the use of the hill from the Neolithic period, through the creation of the hillfort in the early and Middle Iron Age, Roman use as a barracks, important post-Roman refortification and construction of a hall, through to the early medieval period, when it became a burh and a mint. 230 more words


Tree Tunnels

Now I am as romantic as the next man. An early joy was bumbling around Exmoor with the occasional pleasure and delight finding an odd narrow road lined with beeches reaching out and joining up to form a tree tunnel. 361 more words


This Saturday July 1st: Welliestock

This Saturday afternoon The Legendary snakeSNAKEsnake will be taking our full “Awesome Foursome” line up to Wellington for Welliestock

Lots of great bands – and Sheppy’s Cider is there too – what’s not to like! 41 more words



As the Iris in the front garden die off they are replaced by simple red poppies, which catch the morning sun.


Martock 10k 2017

It was hot, so damn hot….. I’m sure that any reviews from the 2017 Martock 10k will mention it, but seriously, it was probably the hottest I’ve ever run in the UK, and it’s on road, which always traps the heat a bit more than trail. 179 more words