Following My Feet Following Jeff Bevan across Somerset

Cheddar Gorge - Somerset, UK.

Cheddar Gorge

After being unwell for a few days I had to get out and find some fresh air. I walked to the top of The Pinnacles of Cheddar Gorge. I sat on the edge of...

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK.

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe views are the best in Somerset.  Today, with its beautiful blue sky, and fluffy white clouds, the views were at their summer best.  So I had to take way to many landscape photographs.  Here are...

Wall (Lasiommata megera) - Draycott Sleights, Somerset, UK.

Draycott Walls

My return to Draycott Sleights attempting to find more Walls.  Not the wall of rock below but the Wall butterfly  (Lasiommata megera). It was early in the morning and after chasing a few old Chalkhill Blues...

Draycott Sleights - Somerset, UK.

Draycott Sleights

Today I visited the Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve of Draycott Sleights high up on the Mendip Hills. Butterflies Thats enough landscapes.  Today I came to find some Chalkhill Blue (Polyommatus coridon) butterflies.  As it happened...

Migrant Hawker (Aeshna mixta) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB4_7419

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe is full of dragonflies at this time of year. It has no water apart from the stream in the woods that flows into the sink hole. This is dark and not a site...

River Brue at Tootle Bridge - Barton St David, Somerset, UK.

Barton St David

I recently passed by Barton St. David and saw the pink bales in the fields.  It a small village on my regular cycle route home from work across Somerset. Today I returned to photographs...


Lynchcombe Steps

Over the last 10 years I have been taking pictures of the Lynchcombe nature reserve from the same locations at the same time of year. I missed one year as I was away in...


Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe is full of butterflies. Gatekeepers Gatekeepers (Pyronia tithonus) are a common  butterfly and a bit prettier than the meadow brown.  Today they occurred all over the reserve. The is a more typical perch of the...

Emerald damselfly (Lestes spoons) at Waldegrave Pond on the Mendip Hills

Emerald Flash

For many years dragonflies were my primary photographic subjects. I photographed little else apart from snow and starlings in the winter. Today I returned to Waldegrave Pond, a wildlife jewel high up in the...

Pink Bales at Barton St David

Pink Bales

Pink bales are spreading across Somerset again raising awareness for breast cancer research.  These fields are near Barton St. David in Somerset.