A Very Local Spring – Part 3

It’s a grey but warm summer’s day early in July, as I write this, and I’m just back from a local walk from home up into the Haldon Hills by way of another green lane. It’s new to me (how much I’m enjoying discovering all these old routes!): steep, narrow, dark, sunken and contains some… Continue reading A Very Local Spring – Part 3

A Very Local Spring

Part 1 The longest day is now behind us, and I remember wanting to write a post or two about my favourite season last spring, but never really took the time to pull images and text together. We had moved in November 2020 to Chudleigh, south Devon, from Teignmouth, and in the spring of 2021… Continue reading A Very Local Spring

Haldon Pet Cemetery: a re-visit 9th February 2022

A couple of weeks ago I realised someone had sent me a query on Messenger that I hadn’t noticed – because I don’t really use it, and have notifications turned off. It asked if I’d been recently to the site of the pet cemetery at the Haldon Hills, and if so whether it was still… Continue reading Haldon Pet Cemetery: a re-visit 9th February 2022

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