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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 […]

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 […]

Day tripping Lundy dreaming

May 26, 2017

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Maytime, the early boat from Bideford, despite getting up at minus-saturday to make the 8am sailing you are rewarded with a few extra hours of island time. The weather, the fresh late spring easy and an Lundy first timer all make for a magical encounter, these shots from the full frame and standard lens have […]

Crystal Clear Lundy Light

December 5, 2016

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“Light years from here, We’re going to burn up in the atmosphere. It’s crystal clear, We’re coming swinging on a chandelier.” Lieutenant J. H. Dathan, HMS Montagu 1906 * (see below). We were all prepared for a stormy visit to the island on the the last trip of the year. Late November last year was […]

Swallows, seals and sex mad sheep (Another Tibbetts tale)

November 3, 2015

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It’s always a treat to stay on Lundy and, if you look through previous posts on this blog you will see that each trip has it’s own character & themes – shaped by the weather, travelling companions and random occurrences. This trip was hastily planned after an unexpected quiet spell at work, a quick lunchtime […]

Lundy in August

August 30, 2011

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For the hardcore Lundy visitor it’s not the same as staying at Tibbets Cottage in March but for fotohoggery it’s a beautiful time of the year: All images taken on Canon 5D with EF 15mm fisheye and EF 24 – 70mm f2.8L. Click on thumbnail to enlarge image.