Tagged: Dawn

Mendips in snow - Above Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1399

Wells Winter

We were all beginning to think that we would not get a real winter this year.  It has been so warm – and cloudy.  But today it finally snowed and the landscape around the...

Starling Dawn - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_8050

Starling Dawn

Early morning and looking west from the top of Glastonbury Tor the Avalon Marshes and RSPB Ham Wall are sitting deep in the mist.  Not a starling in sight. Down in the Marsh Diving...

Starling Dawn - Loxtons Marsh, Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 827_7330

Ready, Moon Set, Starlings Go

I got to RSPB Ham Wall early in the morning just in time to watch the moon set.  It was the morning after the winter solstice, the morning after a wonderful evening watching the...

Starlings pour across the track - Westhay, Somerset, UK. ID DSCN1816

Starling Roost

I am working away from home so no chance to get down to Somerset’s Avalon Marshes. Anyway the weather has been so bad I probably would not have gone anyway.  So it’s time to...

Church of St Lawrence - Cucklington, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0193

Blackmore Vale

The Blackmore Vale in Somerset.  A flat landscape of fields, hedges and narrow lanes.  At this time of year on clear cold days it is covered in silky soft mist. Soft Mist Mist covers...

Mist Telegraph - Chewton Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID 826_0024

Mendip Mist

Its mist season in Somerset! Mendip Mists On the plateau above the village of Chewton Mendip the flat fields were covered in a few feet of soft mist. These horses came all the way up...

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...

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...

Spring Morning - Longwood, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0621H

Colours of May

This summer has been so busy.  So I have decided the only way to catch up is to write a single post for the whole of May. The Colours of May Spring is a...

Sheep - Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID 825_7944

Church Flock

Bratton Seymour near Castle Cary in Somerset sits on Bratton Hill with long views to the east.  This outlook has made it a favourite of mine during the spring equinox.  Today I was a...