Posts Tagged ‘Lympstone’

Devon: Lympstone Covered with Snow

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My parents live in the small English Village of Lympstone, set up against the River Exe, on the south coast, in the County of Devon. It almost never snows in Lympstone, which was why I was so excited when I woke up horribly early because of jet lag and saw millions of little pieces of […]

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Six Photographs: Random England [Part 2]

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Click here to visit Six Photographs: Random England [Part 1] The photographs in this essay were all taken along the river or estuary of the River Exe, between the towns of Exeter and Exmouth, Devon England. A seagull, or as Maude calls them, Glorious Birds, above the beach in Exmouth. Beside the river Exe, underneath […]

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Six Photographs: Random England [Part 1]

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The photographs in this essay were all taken along the river or estuary of the River Exe, between the towns of Exeter and Exmouth, Devon England. The early morning moon, heading for the horizon, with boats inside Lympstone Harbour, along the Exe Estuary, Devon. St. David’s Church, just north of central Exeter. Acid graffiti, with […]

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Six Cemetery Photographs: By Death to Ease

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On the outskirts of Exeter sits a cemetery immense with it’s perfectly squared walkways and monuments lined up like tract homes. At one end are the older monuments, weathered, and classic, angels standing over the fallen dead. Clear on the other side, with clean, sharp and crisp markers, some with fresh flowers, sits those who […]

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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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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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Soft Morning in Lympstone Harbour

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Mid-morning, a few days ago, I walked down to the harbour in Lymptone and found the tide high, the sky covered, and the water perfectly calm. So I took some photographs.

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My New Favorite Bookstore

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[RNLI = Royal National Lifeboat Institution]

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Two Cemeteries, Dissenters, and a Rose.

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In the center of Lympstone (population 1700), is the parish church. On September 24, 2009 it will celebrate its 600th anniversary. It is a beautiful small country church, loved by all. My mother said that during the recent drive to raise money for its upkeep, many of those who never attend church gave money, because […]

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10 Photographs: Typically England

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Typical bench, in a typical park: London. The incredibly thin doors, which are the spectator entrances to the Fulham Football Grounds: London. Walking toward Exmouth along the estuary of the River Exe. Devon. The walking path from Lympstone to Exmouth: Devon. The continuing path from Lympstone to Exmouth, next to the once-every-half-hour train tracks: Devon. […]

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