In the footsteps of an Ancient Mariner

Porlock Weir, the former home to Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Worthy Combe Toll Lodge Fairy Tunnel, Ashley Combe House former home of Ada Byron. The tunnels date back to 1835 and the construction of the Italianate gardens. Presumably built to allow the 1st Earl Lovelace and Read More …

North Hill, Exmoor

Thunderstorms moving up the Bristol channel With lockdown lifted time for a change of scenery and a few days based on a campsite on the edge of Exmoor. Ancient woodland at North Hill, on the edge of Exmoor just outside of Minehead A sure sign Read More …

Spring 2021

River Mersey close to Chorlton Water Park A new dawn arrives. Mid February we’re still in lockdown but I’ve been jabbed and finally it feels like winter is beginning to lose its grip. Mica inkcaps in Kenworthy Wood The first daffodils appearing in Kenworthy Wood. Read More …

Kilwood Nature Reserve

Great to return to East Creech and the wonderful DWT Kilwood Nature Reserve. Located at the edge of the chalk ridge that runs through the Isle of Purbeck the reserve backs onto Norden Heath and was formerly used as an area of coppiced woodland. Actually Read More …