Heading down the coast

I’m just back from a break in Cornwall.  We stayed in the far west close to Penzance.  Heading down there it was a good day weather wise so we stopped off on route to make the most of the sunshine. First stop was the small cove of Chapel Porth.  It is a National Trust owned …

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On the beach

The title of a Neville Shute novel that I loved about a post apocalyptic world – while the scenario is different now maybe there are some echos – but I digress I found this while wandering the beach the other evening. It was obviously carefully sculpted by someone who had done this sort of thing …

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Around the northern arm of the Bay

I’d not been out around the Bay for a while and so I decided to take a look around the northern arm of the Bay wandering from Torquay around to Hope’s Nose and beyond. One of the iconic sites of Torbay is Thatcher Rock.  As seen above from Meadfoot beach (& from quite a bit …

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Late afternoon on the eastern edge of the moors

Although the ankle is still not good I ventured out for some short strolls on the moors yesterday (with it strapped up). The eastern area of Dartmoor around Hey Tor and Widecombe does not have the wide open spaces of the central moors and tends to be a little crowded at the height of the …

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