Tagged: Dawn

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...

Passing Storm - Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID 825_0878

Wedmore Storm

Ashton windmill at Chapel Allerton sits on the top of the Isle of Wedmore between the flat moors and levels of the rivers Axe and Brue. Axe Valley I drove to Wedmore this morning to...

Southlake Moor - Burrow Bridge, Somerset, UK. ID 824_5313

Southlake Moor

Today the weather forecast was perfect – a clear but very cold winter’s day.  So I headed out to climb Burrow Mump to photograph the sunrise over the flooded moors.  Burrow Mump is a small hill similar in...

Heron Sculpture - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID 809_4748

Starling Trail

Ham Wall Car Park For many years cars squeezed into the small car park between Shapwick Heath and Ham Wall.  When it overflowed during starling season cars would line the narrow road.  Then the RSPB...