New Boots & Winter Light

I have some new Muck Boots! (Arctic Sport, in case you’re interested!) Of course I’m not likely to reach the Arctic, and I’m not at all sporty, but I have coveted these so-much-more-than-a welly-wellies for a long time, and last winter (and most of this year) they haven’t been available. They are impressive, and there… Continue reading New Boots & Winter Light

Autumn 2021, Dunsford Wood

The pandemic lockdown and our house move in November last year (with all that entails) prevented me from visiting Dunsford Wood for a couple of years – probably the longest I’ve stayed away. But now, happily, it’s only a 20 minute drive from our house, so I’ll be walking its paths much more often. I’m… Continue reading Autumn 2021, Dunsford Wood

Back to the Moor

It’s been a while. I now live much closer to the moor than I did before November 2020. I can drive to the foot of Rippon Tor in less than twenty minutes from leaving my front door. But I didn’t, until the second week of April 2021, because of the lockdown. It was quite late… Continue reading Back to the Moor

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Two Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 2)

Top of the lane, looking back

In the month since I published the first half of this blog piece we have lived for a while in a holiday flat in Teignmouth, completed our house purchase a week earlier than expected, spent several days and many car trips moving things we’d stored in the flat to our new home, taken delivery of… Continue reading Two Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 2)