Browsing All posts tagged under »Sika Deer«

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

PS (Puffins & Sika)

May 27, 2017

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Postscript to the May Lundy trip are these photos of Puffins & Sika deer taken with the Long Tom. The long tom is my Canon 600mm f4 weighting in at nearly 5 ½ kilos, it is virtually impossible to hand hold except for short periods and although it is bitingly sharp is a class one, […]