Around Beacon Hill, above Pinhoe

Beyond the church, the estuary and the Haldon Hills

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 little about the landscape to the east of the city… Continue reading Around Beacon Hill, above Pinhoe

Joy’s Pear Trees

Joy's Pear Trees 9

For 10 days in August we had a holiday in East Sussex, just North of Lewes. The owners of the lovely property where we stayed, John and Joy, are rightly very proud of their garden, and indeed Joy is a professional gardener. For whatever reason, I became a little obsessed with Joy’s pear trees, and… Continue reading Joy’s Pear Trees