Category Archives: Hill-walking

Owl baby 2105

We’ve had our own owl baby again this year. I am told, by those that know these sort of things, that it is a tawny owl baby and jolly noisy it is too. We have plenty of tawny owls around … Continue reading

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Good grief – I’m back!

Dear Blog, I know you have  been much neglected – can it really be December since I last posted? I hope you are still talking to me. I’ve been really busy – honest. Lots has been happening.  There was a tearful, … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Dartmoor Smile

Cor! The Boxing Day weather up here is horrible enough to drive a wall to drink!

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A Dartmoor soul needs to catch up

On Tuesday we deserted Dartmoor, for the day, to go to Bristol on a cello buying expedition. My daughter has been saving up for ages and finally the day had come to buy her new cello. Bristol was great and … Continue reading

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A Midsummer’s day stroll on Dartmoor

Today was a perfect summer’s day and I had to go to Widecombe-in-the-Moor so headed up to the top of Widecombe Hill, parked the car and set off for Bonehill Rocks, with our dog Rocky. The stroll along the spine … Continue reading

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A pack of stoats take a trip

Driving to work this morning across Dartmoor I spotted something small,dark and moving on the road ahead of me. It was just at a point where the road runs between two stone walls, between two stretches of open moorland. At … Continue reading

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Now, I wasn’t expecting that!

Woke up, opened the curtains – blimey, snow! So daffoldils and snow, camelias and snow, catkins and snow. Very confusing. Not just sparse, skinny snow, but big, fat, clumpy flakes. The tops were covered and my trip to Princetown was … Continue reading

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