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Autumn Equinox at Glastonbury Tor

Autumn Equinox

This year in the UK the autumn equinox was on the 23rd September.  The time when the sun rises due east and sets due west.  The earth is not leaning towards or away from...

Yarley Tree at Dawn

Coffee Time

Its the autumn equinox weekend but the weather is really bad.  Enough wind and rain for a year.  I’ve been going round in circles trying to design a book cover.  So what better way...

First Autumn Mist - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9051

Autumn Mists

As we move into autumn mists form across Somerset following clear nights.  At this time of year it can be 20 degrees during the day but just 2 degrees at dawn.  As the temperature...

Sunrise over the Somerset Sea - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8977

Glastonbury Tor Sunrise

With the autumn equinox approaching it was time to re-visit the top of Glastonbury Tor.  It has been a while and I missed a lot of opportunities this summer.  So I wanted to welcome...

Small White (Pieris rapae) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8799

Lynchcombe Update

Chance to visit Lynchcombe to check on the reserve.  Its a time of change as summer beings to fade.  The berries are out, while the flowers and their butterflies are disappearing. Late Summer Late summer...

Sheep on Waden Hill - West Kennett, Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK. ID IMG_7588

Wiltshire Clouds

Wiltshire Leaving Somerset for the day to the neighbouring county of Wiltshire.  Visiting Avebury with some friends.  This area is full of history, Silbury Hill is the largest man made mound in Europe and was...

Ridge Road Sunrise - Ridge Road, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8564H

Shepton Sunrise

On my journey to work I pass the same locations each day.  I keep a note of views that may come good in the right weather, season or time of day.  The best may...

Common Darter (Sympetrum striolatum) - Waldegrave Pond, Priddy, Somerset, UK. ID 825_8158

Darter Charts

After the summer the Waldegrave Pond up on the Mendip Hills is very dry. This patch of open water, and a couple of others about the same size, are all that remains. This is...

Autumn Ladys-tresses (Spiranthes spiralis) - Cooks Fields, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7779

Autumn Lady’s-Tresses

Next to Lynchcombe nature reserve is another brilliant Somerset Wildlife Trust reserve called Cooks Fields.  I walk through a corner of it every time I visit Lynchcombe.  In that corner is the tiny special...

Sheep - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7525

Lynchcombe Update

I got back from holiday climbing mountains in the Lake District so where better to go than the steep Lynchcombe nature reserve on the edge of the Mendip Hills in Somerset. Lynchcombe Lots of...