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

Dense mist, Grimspound

Grimspound stone hut 1

One day I must visit Grimspound on a fine, sunny day. The last time I was there, in March 2013, it was ice cold, all around covered in frost, and the light was a cool blue.  Last week’s outing wasn’t meant to be a trip to Grimspound at all. I’d planned to walk along one… Continue reading Dense mist, Grimspound

Leeden Tor is a very fine viewpoint

A few weeks ago, the last day I saw snow on the moor, I re-visited Black Tor (the one near Princetown, to save confusion). You may have read the blog I posted from that day, but if not, look down the page a little to the ‘Logan Stones’ piece! When I returned to the car… Continue reading Leeden Tor is a very fine viewpoint