Browsing All posts tagged under »Tibbetts«

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 in the July heat

July 22, 2018

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Scorched paths, brown grasses, burnt feet, no water, no ice and a complete contrast to our last visit to Tibbetts, when everything froze and we got stuck on the island in the snow. (Here -> https://esterspears.com/2018/03/07/lundy-spring-part-two-snow/ ) “I couldn’t think of anywhere else in the world I’d rather be in this weather” Martin Thorne. First […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]