Posts Tagged ‘Devon’

Six Photographs: South Devon Cliff Walk [Part 1]

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On the south coast of England, in the county of Devon sits the small town of Exmouth, on the mouth of the River Exe. Exmouth has a long famous sandy beach. At the extreme eastern edge of this beach are the cliffs. This photo series follows an afternoon walk along the beach, up the cliffs, […]

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Morning Sun Warms Fur

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In a brief moment of sunshine, the teddy bears come out to relax in the sun, in the beautiful seaside resort of Budleigh Salterton.

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Five Photographs: Winter Dark [Black and White]

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Some days, when the clouds roll in over the sea, blotting out all but a glimpse of the sun, winter smiles in his darkness. And sometimes winter is visible as the skeleton of a tree, set against the flat gray of the sky.

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Nine Photographs: Streaming Sun, Clouds and the Sea

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Five Photographs: Hmm

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In England after the traffic light has been green, it goes to yellow then red; as it does in the United States. But after it has been red, the yellow lights up for a moment with the red, to give the rider a moment to take off the hand brake, and put their horse into […]

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Four Photographs:Birds, Birds, Cross, and a Lady Set in Stone

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The darkening sky is the background for a dying tree and flying birds on the edge of the river Exe, near Exeter, England. Seagulls fly in the darkening sky over the Exe estuary, over Exmouth, Devon, England. Wooden cross, sitting in the church yard in the center of Lympstone, Devon, England. Detail of stone work […]

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Naughty Monkey Left High and Damp, and Other Photographs

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Helena relaxes for the winter in Lympstone Harbour dry dock. Naughty Monkey left high and damp by the retreating tide. Don’t forget to visit The Globe: Thursday is Fish and Chip night. Horses are limited to 40 mph on the rural roads. [and on a completely useless side note; England has half heartedly embraced the […]

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600 Years of the Lympstone Church Tower

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On September 24th 2009 the tower of the Lympstone Parish Church celebrated it’s 600th birthday. To put that in some sort of comprehension, that’s 6 years before the Battle of Agincourt, which, 200 years later, Shakespeare describes in his play Henry V. I don’t think that I comprehend that amount of time, so as a […]

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On A Stroll Down The Lanes…

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…between Lympstone and Woodbury Common, these sights might cross your path.

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What Not To Say In A Pub

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      Sunday afternoon and I’m walking in the drizzle along the Exe Estuary. It’s not raining hard enough to put up the umbrella, just enough to gently bead water on the right side of my glasses from the soft tail wind.       I am supposed to be at home editing stories or photographs, but I […]

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6 Photographs: Devon, England

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Possession is nine tenths of the law. Standing for 600 years Slipping into the River Exe Honor system flowers available in Lymstone Boat moorings in Lympstone Harbour Self-portrait in Lympstone Harbour

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Not So Sweet

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      Today was sunny again, after three days of constant drizzle. I don’t want to sound like I’m complaining. I enjoy the rain, the gray days sitting inside, looking out the window and dreaming. But I also enjoy, after the rain, the wide pale blue sky, with a dot of a sun, straining to warm […]

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