#A17PE Autumn Projeck

September 20, 2017

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Use hashtag #A17PE, the Autumn Projeck – for all people on Planet Earth who take still photographs. Capture that moment and post it on yer blog or instagram using the hashtag #A17PE and the rest of the community will be able to find you. Relax, it’s only for fun, all welcome, even yer Mum. And […]

Purple rain on Exmoor

August 20, 2017

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There’s been a lot of rain this summer. (Who’d have thought that when scientists said we would have warmer, wetter summers that we actually would?). Anyhow apart from making the tourists pissed off and having to plan when to mow the lawn, it has meant that north Devon is looking green and lush at the […]

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Morte Point Walkabout

July 18, 2017

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Mid July on the North Devon coast. The J-Bay event in South Africa is firing during (their) mid winter, temperatures are about the same…… I had an opportunity to watch the three 10s in the morning by Jordy and Julian and as a judge (asperger’s), I’m still trying to put them in order… (Leave comments […]

Camping Lundy Pride

July 8, 2017

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As temperatures soared around the longest day in June (#Joon17) in north Devon, it was too hot to work, too hot to sleep  and too hot to deal with the crowds who has swarmed to the coast in search of some relief from the humid conditions. There was only one option – a last minute […]

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Lundy Puffins

July 3, 2017

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To celebrate #WorldSeabirdDay here’s some pictures of everyones favourite (except for those nut-cases who prefer Storm Petrels); A great Auk: The Lundy Puffin – small in numbers and elusive but a population on the up since the eradication of the black rat from the island. Why is 3rd July #WorldSeabirdDay? It’s because it’s the anniversary […]

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Splendid Shags

July 2, 2017

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I’ve been waiting a life time to write that headline. Following on from the Peregrin encounter here are some magnificent Shags on the west coast of Lundy. One you will see is sitting on several white eggs, surely just about to pop. For those of us having difficulty differentiating between Shags and Cormorants here’s some […]

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Peregrine encounter on Lundy

June 30, 2017

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It was a spur of the moment trip prompted by the stinking hot mid-June heat wave. The thought was ‘at least there will be a breeze on Lundy’, although this proved to be no exactly true. At least the voyage across on the Oldenberg was very pleasant. Last minute booking meant camping, which was a […]

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