Monthly Archives: August 2010

Perseid meteor shower on the moor

The dark skies are one of the great things about living on Dartmoor, so on Thursday evening the kids, the dog and I piled into the car, along with assorted blankets, hats and gloves and went off to watch the … Continue reading

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Wind Tor and the dog who didn’t know the Highway Code

Wind Tor was living up to it’s name today – we got blown up the track and round the summit in double quick time. It’s not a very big tor, but very exposed, sitting almost on the end of Hamel … Continue reading

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The Dart valley goes all Hollywood!

Late on Tuesday evening, as it was getting dark, coming back from a walk to Mel Tor we saw what seemed to be very bright headlights across the valley at Venford Reservoir. By the next morning a whole lorry and … Continue reading

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