Category Archives: Photography

Post relating to my interest in photography

Autumnal Colours at Westonbirt Arboretum

This weekend we finally made a trip to The Forestry Commission National Arboretum at Westonbirt, to see the famed autumnal spectacle of colour. And it didn’t disappoint.

Westonbirt Arboretum

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Dartmoor & the Devils Finger Fungi

We spent the afternoon today walking through the steep wooded river valley of the Dart above Newbridge on Dartmoor.

Tumbling Dart

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Autumn Colours

The time of year is upon us where the nights start drawing in and the rusty browns and oranges of Autumn become apparent.

Autumn Crocus Colours

 

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The Air and Classic Car Show, Branscombe

Every year in July, a private airfield in Devon holds an air display backed up by a classic car show.

 

Austin Healey 3000

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Witches and Dartmoor Bluebells

For those who venture only as far as Haytor when leaving the A38 at Bovey Tracey, you are missing a real treat as the Bluebells on Houndtor Down and Holwell lawn, an area linked with Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles, are an absolute picture at the moment.

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Stunning Northumberland

A very enjoyable few days in the stunning English county of Northumberland last week. An area I had neglected in favour of its much more high profile neighbour The lake District up until now. Wow, what a fabulous place!  Peace, tranquility and, compared to a very busy Lake District and my native Devon,empty of traffic and tourists.

Lindisfarne Castle, Holy island

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Burgh Island, Ringmore and Agatha Christie

Nestled in the South of Devon is the South Hams. A beautiful area that includes many tourists Mecca’s such as Dartmouth and Salcombe, the latter of which is now reported to be more than 70% second homes but that’s another story.

On a blustery and grey February Sunday, a type of day where the colour has been completed sucked out of the landscape, we chose to blow the cobwebs away by walking the coastal path around Ringmore.

 

Ringmore thatched cottage

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