Tagged: UK

Dafodils - Church of St Michael, Dinder, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4815

Life in Lockdown

When I last posted we had no idea how quickly things were about to change. In a time of spring sunshine we are staying at home.  Who knows what is ahead and when or...

Altocumulus mackerel sky - Over Creech Hill, Lamyat, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8926P

Mackerel Sky

Mackerel Sky I think this sky over Somerset yesterday contained Altocumulus stratiformis clouds.  I could be completely wrong but whatever they are called they looked great.  Stretching overhead all the way to Creech Hill...

Worm Moon - Dungeon Farm, Croscombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8915

Worm Moon

Full Moons and Super Moons This month’s full moon is a supermoon.  The distance between the Moon and the Earth varies because the Moon’s orbit is not a circle.  If a full moon coincides...

Evening - Henton, Somerset, UK. ID Henton Panorama

Henton Primroses

Henton Henton is one of the line of mill stream villages that run along the southern edge of the Axe Valley in Somerset. The houses and church are spread along the B3139 squeezed in-between...

Snowdrops - Shepton Montague, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_7401

Shepton Montague

Shepton Montague This is a tiny village of only a couple of hundred people set deep in the countryside of South Somerset.  Many thanks to the farmer who kindly let me scramble up his...

Pitcombe - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_1232

Pitcombe Snowdrops

Pitcombe is a tiny village that sits in a valley west of the town of Bruton in Somerset.  This valley provides a fairly flat cycle route that by-passes the steep hills around Bruton.  So...

St. Peter & St. Pauls Church - Maperton, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_4576

Maperton Snowdrops

Maperton Church In the autumn the lane up the church is covered in golden leaves.  Today at the top of lane there is a steep bank next to the church which is covered in...

Snowdrops - Church of St Nicholas, Bratton Seymour, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5933

Raindrops and Snowdrops

Church of St Nicholas With perhaps one of the best locations in Somerset, high on a hill with open views across the countryside – perfect for sitting on the bench and watching the dawn....

Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5722

Bishop Palace Snowdrops

Each year the Bishop’s Palace in Wells put on a display of snowdrops.  Before the official visitor weekends I popped in to get some pictures without the crowds. The low winter sun was just...

Snowdrops - Weare, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_5199

Isle of Wedmore

Crook Peak Parish During my recent walks up Crook Peak the Isle of Wedmore has been sitting (as always) in the middle of the flat Somerset Levels.  The isle is not surrounded by sea...