Browsing All posts tagged under »Lundy«

The Wind is at the Heart of me.

December 6, 2018

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“I am tired of brick and stone and rumbling wagon-wheels; I hunger for the sea’s edge, the limit of the land, Where the wild old Atlantic is shouting on the sand. ” – John Masefeild. A late November trip to Tibbetts to blow the cobwebs of a busy summer season away. Two massive storms, wind, […]

2019 Estpix (Uphill Gardening, bespoke Exmoor furniture & decking) Calendar.

November 7, 2018

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New calendar now available, by post or pick up. Tenner. Or two pints of Lowenbrau if you are local…… Cheers! Now for sale £9.99. The Estpix Calendar has come along way since Andy Irons appeared on the cover of the first one published back in 2000. Since then it has gone through many changes, culminating […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lundy Spring – Part One

March 6, 2018

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The much anticipated trip back to the island was an adventure to say the least. There was snow-much going on due to the ‘beast from the east’ or storm Emma as she was also known; that the episode will be divided into four parts. This, the first one, is typically early spring, the cull is […]

Six of the best, times two

December 31, 2017

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Two thousand and seventeen can do one. Like. Exit. Sorry to everyone who has had a good year but personally, mine has been shit. That’s right, shit. “Omg he used the ‘s’ word twice..” Well that’s how shit it has been. Are you getting the picture? Any how’s in the spirit of  We’ll never surrender […]

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 […]