Tagged: Morning

Church of All Saints - Alford, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_9277

Alford

I have been looking though my pictures recently and noticed a big hole in my church pictures.  The entire centre of Somerset was missing!  So today I picked the tiny village of Alford.  As...

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...

Sunrise from Lamyat Beacon - Bruton, Somerset, UK. ID 826_1224

Lamyatt Beacon

Lamyatt Beacon is at the site of a Celtic temple high on one of the tops of Creech Hill.  This is the highest spot for miles and has commanding views of the countryside. This morning a deep...

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...

Cowslip Verge - Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID 825_9151

Cowslips in the Headlights

First, apologies for the long gap since my last post.  I have a backlog of comments to look at, which is really bad – sorry.   In the meantime at the start of the...

Split Trees - Deerleap, Somerset, UK. ID 824_4930

Lynchcombe Steps

I am a volunteer warden for the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  Not much happens in this Somerset Wildlife Trust during winter.  So today was a quick visit to check...

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...

Sunrise over Wells - Somerset, UK. ID 824_3018

St Cuthberts Wells

I love a good sunrise and for most of the year I can get out and photograph a sunrise or sunset and still find time to go to work in-between.  This weekend I had to work both...

Beach Tree Dawn - Draycott Sleights, Somerset, UK. ID DSC_4198

Draycott Sleights

I visited Draycott Sleights at this time of year back in 2013.  Back then there was frost on the ground, a few golden leaves left on the trees and a beautiful morning sunrise. The Beach...

Poppy Fields - Cary Hill, Castle Cary, Somerset, UK. ID 822_4936

Cary Hill

At the top of Cary Hill south of the small town of Castle Cary there are two fields of poppies. So soon after 5 am I headed out to capture these fields in the golden first...