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Joon 18

June 22, 2018

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#joon18. Here we go again. Photos taken in June; in and around where I live: Woolacombe, north Devon…. Updated almost daily. Please join in using hashtag #joon18. Please leave comments below. 1. Grannie’s bonnets in black and white. 2. Bramble 3. Ewe 4. Atlantic shimmer 5. Summer beach 6. Even Dock Leaves have invader beauty. […]

Spring 18 & the last swell of winter

June 20, 2018

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It was a wet winter. The Atlantic conveyor belt delivered storm after storm and rain was the major theme. Westerly winds lift moisture from the ocean and deposit it on the west coast of Europe, it also whips up swell, and for UK surfers it’s ‘The Season’. Time to skip work or raid the kids […]

Posted in: Lynmouth, Woolacombe

Chelsea pumping 2018

May 25, 2018

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“Out in the fashion show, down in the bargain bin You put your passion out under the pressure pin.” Elvis Costello Chelsea Flower Show 2018 – view from an Oik. And,* the garden what won it had, among other things, stinging nettles, brambles & narrow leaf; all of which are still classified as weeds on […]

Sunrise at Tibbetts

April 15, 2018

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Always nice to receive presents, some are ‘nice’ and others are ‘just what I wanted’. However this one (a christmas present fro my kids) was probably in the ‘if a well known beer brewer did presents’ category: A midweek Easter trip to Tibbetts. Wahooo, the third trip of the year so far… It was a […]

Posted in: Lundy

Tibbetts, Kathleen and Mitakon

April 14, 2018

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I cooked a meal tonight that was exactly the same recipe that I made a few days ago in the kitchen at Tibbetts. I wasn’t the same. Not just the cramped cooking area or the dim gas lights, it was the taste too.. It’s all down to mood. And that just what the Mitakon 35mm […]

There are, deer on the doorstep at Tibbetts, really.

March 31, 2018

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“Its not a competition I know but ” what an inevitable cliché that is by the way. Anyway, ever since I first stayed at Tibbetts on Lundy and wrote the blog ‘Deer on the doorstep at Tibbetts’ (available on this TV station somewhere), I was astonished & delighted that the small herd of, normally quite […]

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Castle Cottage

March 25, 2018

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There are many different types of accommodation for visitors to Lundy Island. From the grandeur of Millcombe House to the stark remoteness of Tibbetts, from the romance of the Old Lighthouse to the practicality of the radio room. None however can boast a view like that from from the massive window at Castle Cottage. It […]

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