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The Woods in Winter

Last month, January, was unseasonably mild here in North Devon, and it rained almost every day. For sure, this is a warmer part of UK, but one would normally expect a certain amount of snow and cold weather. Instead of this,we … Continue reading

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Scattered Memories

Some more images from last week’s Heddon’s Mouth walk –  these above by Paula Newbery, including one sketch that did not get too wet! These by Michelle Wilkinson. It is fascinating to see our different experiences of the same place and situation.

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Following the Path

I was heading towards the track where we walked at the weekend through part of Northam – starting at Goats Hill Road, a road flanked by a somewhat superior housing development on one side and a less superior one on … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings

Until next year – wishing you a happy time at Christmas,  and all the best for 2015! 

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This year, Yatoo-i invited their artist members from around the world to join their Winter Workshop, which has been taking place in Korea since 1981. Each in our own countries made our way into wild natural places between 21st and … Continue reading

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Still January…

I take back all those remarks about unseasonable weather.  Here is the view across the estuary from my top window, here in Northam, North Devon: taken on 18th Jan. I am so fortunate to live in such beauty. ________________________________________________________________ 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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Pauline Dyer sent these photos and text after our Essential Nature visit to Uppacott Wood on a bright a frosty morning.   Full circle turn Excitement of first meeting Greedy for ice cold wild places Move through time find at its heart lacy … Continue reading

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Uppacott Wood

We had a fabulous walk this morning in the frosty woods, pottering about, drawing, painting, taking photos. Sun filtering through the trees made everything sparkle. It is good to be alive! This is a small mostly oak woodland – a nature reserve … Continue reading

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People tell me there are otters returning to this part of North Devon, though I have not been fortunate enough to see one myself. No longer brutally hunted with dogs and clubs, as in Henry Williamson’s book ‘Tarka the Otter’ … Continue reading

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