English Landscape :: Dartmoor

We just got back from a walk on Dartmoor, the landscape is just so spectacular that I wanted to share a little bit of Devon with you today. It’s so quiet up there, so beautiful – it feeds the soul. It’s hard to be out in such surrounds and not ponder on God, His creation and many truths. “We are […]

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Last of the Autumn Colour…

Good Friday Morning! It’s a nippy one here in Devon today.This morning at around 9am it suddenly darkened – allot – the temperature dipped and a light icy rain began to fall. Below is the view from my stairwell – how dark is that sky!? But then just as quickly it blew over and we are back to sunny skies. […]

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September Catch-Up

I love steam engines. Not like ‘crazy-trainspotting-obsessed’ kind of love. Just that it fills me with peace and nostalgia when I see a plume of steam chugging it’s way across the English countryside. On Saturday we heard quite by chance that the steam engine ‘Princess Elizabeth’ was on a journey from Victoria Station in London down to Penzance in Cornwall. […]

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Early Autumn Walk

It’s a clear, warm but blustery day today. The wind blowing through the tree tops is dislodging leaves that are beginning to turn crisp and they are floating to the ground. Already my lawn is lightly littered with leaves. Looking back over my blog I know that by the early October the light leaf litter will become a barrage of leaves that carpet […]

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A Foxy Affair…

Here’s the second ‘nature’ post for the week. Yesterday I decided to take a walk up to the moor.  To get there you walk up a country lane which crosses a railway line, and then take a public bridleway that is flanked on either side by hedgerows and farmers fields. The first bit of ‘wildlife’ spotted was a little domestic […]

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