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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 […]

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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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Snow in the sand dunes

March 18, 2018

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Woolacombe. Sunday March 18th. Photo essay. Not to be reproduced without permission. Best viewed on a large screen. Click on the pic. Fuji XT-2 w/ 16mm JPEGs straight outa the cam with a little exposure compensation. Coming next: More Lundy

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Lundy Blizzard

March 8, 2018

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Tibbetts became uninhabitable sadly; frozen pipes but plenty of coal however, there was a bad forecast with no chance of a thaw, Lundy staff Rob and Pete were fearful that the boiler would be next so, reluctantly we were re-located to Bramble Villa East (BVE). A new experience for all of us: Electricity, radiators, wood […]

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Lundy Spring – Part two (Snow)

March 7, 2018

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The Met Office issued yellow snow warning and we wondered what we would do if we saw some yellow snow on Lundy. It tried to snow in the afternoon but nothing settled. Then, the next day, we awoke to a generous dump. The was a snow drift inside the front door and on the inside […]

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