Tag Archives: Torridge

January??

It felt like a mild spring day. Difficult to get used to our changing climate, for someone like me who originated from northern parts of the British Isles, and remembers when seasons used to be seasons, and one had to … Continue reading

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Torridge estuary: Spring 2012

Spring is here! Images and sounds gathered from recent explorations around my local landscape. ——————————————————– Above is a snippet from recent work along the water’s edge near where I live. It is somewhere I come a lot, for peace and … Continue reading

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Fallen Giant

I left soon after 9 to walk to the estuary. After several stormy days and nights, I had caught a glimpse of the sun, calling me out. Water was running fast down the steep track, washing away mud, exposing stones … Continue reading

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Ancient Sites

A bit of philosophical rambling here… When I first moved to this part of North Devon, on the Torridge estuary, I was dismayed to find there was no prehistoric rock art here (one of my abiding passions), and, as far … Continue reading

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Torridge Boat Trip

Up the Torridge today on The Cheeky Monkey , from Appledore to Weare Giffard. A cold Sunday afternoon, with sunshine breaking through the cloud. It was a fabulous trip, another world, a completely different view of home surroundings, as the … Continue reading

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