Caradon Hill is just about 7 miles from my parish, and what’s good enough for Boris is good enough for me (well, I’ll restrict that to distance permitted to venture from home during lockdown, nothing […]
A clear view over the English Channel from Rame Head. On Thursday, we could see as far as the Lizard Peninsula, some 40 miles away. Whether it was legal to drive there under the current […]
Living by the banks of the Tamar estuary is a privilege I am immensely grateful for. During lockdown, while working part-time from home, it allows me to nip out and spend an hour or two […]
Snow on Dartmoor in the sunshine is a rare treat, and particularly appreciated on the first day of the new year. Simply beautiful!
On this sunny and showery December morning, Dartmoor presents itself in dramatic light. Tucked up in my waterproof clothing, I enjoy the expansive vistas from the top of tors as much as the differences in […]
The sea! Amazing! Always different. Always awesome. Drawn to it.
Even on a grey November morning being on the water is wonderfully good for my soul. The last mist is lifting over the still water and faint song of birds is all around. Leaves have […]
A damp November Sunday under COVID-19 lockdown in the UK. ‘Damp’ is one of those understatements I adopted while spending half my life in Cornwall: the rain showers are interrupted by brief spells of light […]
A long walk on Dartmoor with a friend. The perfect way to spend Fridays. Views of moor and valleys, farmland and out to sea at Dartmouth. Happiness!
Kit Hill is a small outcrop of granite between Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor and wonderfully atmospheric in the mist. Small but perfectly formed, it provides a variety of habitats, including heath and stands of scrubby […]