Monthly Archives: December 2013

I now declare this jacuzzi open!

Wildwomanswimming and her friends will be pleased to hear that the huge tree bough that has been lodged through Horseshoe Falls on the river Dart, just above New Bridge, has finally gone. I said it would take a mighty flood … Continue reading

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King Pellinore stalks the Dart Valley

One of my favourite childhood books was “The Sword in the Stone” by T H White – the book not the Disney reduction. A lesser known, but marvellous character was King Pellinore, a gloomy knight who spent his days questing … Continue reading

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Rocky’s been in the wars again!

Living on Dartmoor Rocky has had his fair share of close shaves – he’s been kicked by a pony as a very young puppy who wouldn’t stop sniffing around it’s back feet; chased by a grumpy Galloway or two; disappeared … Continue reading

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Fabulous fungi from the autumn

I’ve been meaning to do this post for ages. This autumn was wonderful for fungi. I saw varieties I’ve never seen before as well as plenty of favourites. Luckily for me Phil Page of Dartmoor Nature Tours has been very … Continue reading

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