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Beautiful North Devon Calendar 2020

October 24, 2019

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Now available, the Beautiful North Devon Calendar 2020 Twelve stunning new photos taken during 2019 of the North Devon coast, Exmoor and Lundy island by local photographer Ester Spears. “It was a difficult start to the year when I accidentally fell off Morte point whilst on a photography mission. The physical and mental scars took a […]

Island in the Middle earth of the storm

October 16, 2019

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“Everything exists, everything is true, and the earth is only a little dust under our feet” No apologies for quoting William Butler (one of my fav poets) but this autumn trip to Tibbetts has sort of become a fixture in my calendar year and the early October weather can be at lottery, previously it has […]

Away from the maddening crowds and into the Lundy heather

August 25, 2019

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to breathe ………   Summer in North Devon is such a bitter sweet experience. In my little village the population swells from about a thousand to 30 thousand, and this brings a strain on the resources and inevitably causes stress to visitors and locals alike. People who live in Cities can cope with traffic chaos, […]

Deer on the doorstep at South Light

July 14, 2019

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Continuing the ‘Doorstep’ series here’s the final episode of a recent trip to Lundy. Featuring the small herd of Sika deer in full summer coat but first a Meadow Pipit and a Linnet, near the old quarry Beautiful Sika hind feeding amongst the fresh sprouting bracken. The Castle with Hartland in the background Stag, hind […]

Lundy Auk Superstars

July 9, 2019

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Razorbills, Guillemots and Puffins are the big three superstars of the Lundy Island seabird cities. Their distinctive black and white colouring and upright stance remind us of the the worlds favourite bird; the penguin, although they are far from related. Like penguins however they are slightly awkward on land having largely sacrificed mobility, and to […]

Adventures without Light

July 8, 2019

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Another quick trip to the island on a solo mission to get some shots of prime-time nesting sea birds in full swing. When you book a June trip the last thing that you expect is a helicopter ride over to the island because of bad weather, but we live in worrying times for our climate. […]

Lundy Calendar 20 – 20

April 16, 2019

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Always a pleasure to get some Lundy stamps, especially when it’s ‘delivered by helicopter’, and it is always pleasure to receive a free copy of the Lundy calendar!! Whoop, whooop, (not that I’m much of a cheapskate, much, hmmm but your christmas pressy is sorted Mum)….. Anyway, anyway. It is a monumental challenge to get […]