Following My Feet Follow Jeff Bevan across Somerset

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4079

Starling Watch

The starling season is well underway on the Somerset Levels.  This was my first week on the starling watch so here is a quick catch-up. Sunday The first of a series of large flocks...

Autumn Leaves - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2809

Lynchcombe Update

Another visit to the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the slopes of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Lynchcombe As a volunteer reserve warden I keep an eye on this reserve for the Somerset Wildlife Trust....

The Centenary Poppy Wave

The Centenary Poppy Wave A beautiful poppy display to commemorate the ending of the First World War. The communities of Meare and Westhay on the Somerset Levels created a beautiful and creative display. Every knitted...

The Somerset Poppies - Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_4602

The Somerset Poppies

Catching up with the Wells Poppy Trail at the Bishops Palace. The Somerset Poppies Following visits to the Cathedral and St Cuthbert’s Church today I visited the famous Bishops Palace in Wells.  Volunteers had...

Poppy Trail - St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2723

Wells Poppy Trail

The Wells Poppy Trail displayed handmade poppies across all the city churches. St Cuthbert’s Church As the largest parish church in Somerset, St Cuthbert’s is sometimes confused for the city’s cathedral.  The inside of this church,...

The Discovery Trail - Great Breach Wood, Somerset, UK. ID 808_1031

Autumn Falls

This autumn as been a fantastic.  A feast of reds, oranges and yellows. Great Breach Wood I have missed the best of the season so I wanted to get a final fix before a...

Poppy Trail - Wells Cathedral, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2691

Wells Poppy Trail

Handmade poppies are on display, until Sunday,  in all the churches in Wells to commemorate the end of the First World War one hundreds years ago. Wells Cathedral The famous steps leading to the...

Remembrance Poppies - Church of St Mary - Abbas and Templecombe, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2564

Templecombe Poppies

This Sunday marks 100 years since the Armistice was signed in November 1918, bringing an end to the First World War.  On Remembrance Sunday 11 November 2018, people around Somerset will be reflecting on the lives...

Autumn Leaves - Thurlbear Woods, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2386

Thurlbear

I rarely have the opportunity to travel west in Somerset but today I had a couple of free hours.  It was a beautiful sunny autumn day so I headed out to Thurlbear in search...

Hadspen Frost - Nr Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 826_2327

Hadspen

Having been working in Death Valley for a while – a place with the record for the hottest day on earth – today I was back in England where winter temperatures are nearly 40 degrees lower! Hadspen Near Castle...