Tag Archives: coast

Arrival at the Cabin

Here’s a very short extract from the notes and jottings that I have been keeping daily during my time at the Cabin.  This is my first day, my first moments in situ. Since then my experiences and impressions of the place … Continue reading

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Now Comes Earth Day

Why do I keep having these ideas? And more to the point, why do I feel compelled to follow them through? You may remember back in the winter, I wrote about searching for a good site to make a pebble labyrinth. … Continue reading

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Skern Birdwatching

A gentle hazy morning, birding with the Devon Bird Watching & Preservation Society (DBWPS).  A soft blue sky, the sound of skylark and curlew and  the rhythm of surf breaking  just over the pebble ridge. Time to relax. After so much cold and … Continue reading

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On the Beach (3)

Last Saturday, people out and about in Instow were startled to find dozens of lavatories, apparently washed up on the beach. In fact, it was all part of a campaign organised by North Devon Coast and Countryside Service, aimed at … Continue reading

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On the Beach (2)

Northam Burrows, Sunday 10th Feb, 2008                                                                

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On the Beach

Westward Ho! Sunday morning, 10th Feb, 2008

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Horses and Ponies and Wintery Winds

Drive, not walk, to the coastal grasslands and mudflats of Northam Burrows. I am restless and frustrated: generally disconnected, and in a turbulent mood, like the weather. Need to get there quick. At the gateway, is a group of horses … Continue reading

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