Monthly Archives: April 2012

Someone wasn’t listening!

I definitely remember saying we didn’t need any more rain, but what did we get…. another downpour. I could tell it had rained hard during the night when I saw the mini-canyon the water had excavated in the drive this … Continue reading

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OK – enough rain!

I wish to now officially declare the river Dart (East, West and Double) full. It doesn’t need any more rain as it is now fine and dandy and whizzing along like old times. All the granite and slate ribs, that have been … Continue reading

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Round One to the squirrel

I have been watching a fascinating contest between a grey squirrel and a raven in my garden. I had scattered some of the food I put out for the birds on the lawn, for the ground feeders, as well as … Continue reading

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A Dartmoor Easter Sunday

 One of the unexpected consequences of having a daughter who is into music is the variety of events and venues I get to chauffeur her to. This morning started with a persistent alarm clock at 5.30am. Up and out with daughter, … Continue reading

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