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Two Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 2)

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 … Continue readingTwo Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 2)

Two Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 1)

In April 2020, during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, I posted a black and white photograph of Holloway Lane (South Devon) on Twitter that I’d taken in autumn 2019, and it proved a popular one. I hadn’t had the time to really explore … Continue readingTwo Green Lanes near the Haldon Hills (Part 1)

Around Beacon Hill, above Pinhoe

A week ago I gave my wife a lift to Pinhoe, just outside Exeter, where she needed to attend a meeting expected to last for a couple of hours. Despite working in Exeter (in a previous life) for more than twenty years I know very … Continue readingAround Beacon Hill, above Pinhoe

The Fog on the Teign (was all mine)

It is, apparently, over a year since I last made a blog post! Well anyway… one morning early in February, I set out from high on Exeter Road, Teignmouth, where it was warm and sunny, to the Quay at Teignmouth, where it was not. Town … Continue readingThe Fog on the Teign (was all mine)

On the rocks from Bridford

I’ve grown very fond of the landscape around Bridford, on the eastern boundary of Dartmoor, but it’s been several years since my last visit to Heltor Rock, just west of the village. Until recently, though, I had never visited Blackingstone Rock, a mile to the … Continue readingOn the rocks from Bridford

Poppies: Wave project, Plymouth Hoe

Remembrance weekend seems an appropriate time to post these images. We visited theĀ Poppies: Wave installation on Plymouth Hoe on 19th September. The artwork, by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper, is centred on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Naval Memorial, and re-uses many of the ceramic … Continue readingPoppies: Wave project, Plymouth Hoe

Castle Dyke, early Autumn 2017

I’ve been photographing Castle Dyke, near Ashcombe, Devon, for a couple of years. It is a ‘slight univallate hill fort’ believed to date to the iron age. I have now lost count of how many visits I have made, no doubt because my house lies … Continue readingCastle Dyke, early Autumn 2017