Category: Somerset

Snowdrops - Church of St Michael, Blackford, South Somerset, UK. ID JB_6725

Somerset Snowdrops

  This is one of my favourite times of the year, because it is the time when the snowdrops signal the beginning of the end of winter.  Somerset has a wealth of places to...

Rainbow - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID 800_0058

Somerset Rainbows

Recently we have had day after day of dull wet weather.  We have also had starlings that cannot make their minds up on where to roost.  So I was inspired by the recent rainbow...

Bluebells at Park Wood - Nr Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8061H

Spring Stroll

Over recent weeks the weather has been wet and surprisingly cold.  So when the forecast improved for a day the only thing to do was to attempt to visit all my favourite neighbourhood woods....

Easter Letter Box - Yarley, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_3617

Happy Easter

I had to stop on my cycle ride to have a look at this wonderful post box in Yarley. Beautiful. Its Easter so here are some lambs… … and some daffodils. And the sun...

Glastonbury Train Station - Somerset, UK. ID IMG_2845

Cycling through a Pandemic

The lockdown rules only allowed you to go outside for exercise once a day.  So I decided cycling would be perfect as you can take a packed lunch and stay out all day. Cycling...

Mudgley - From North Chine Drove, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_6732

Going for a Ride

I have been going for lots of cycle rides as the lockdown eases.  Its a time to escape for a couple of hours in the middle of the week and enjoy some sunshine. On...

Bluebells at Steep Holm - Between Dulcote and Dinder, Somerset, UK. ID 810_7667

Mendip Bluebells

Around Wells in Somerset is a patchwork of little woods.  It is difficult to tell from the map where one ends and another begins.   In spring they are full of bluebells.  But if you...

Spring Revisited

Spring time and we are still in lockdown.  So I wanted to revisit some of my spring pictures from around Somerset – starting with roe deer. This is the sort of view most of...

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...

Nativity Crib Festival - St Cuthberts Church, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_0892

Christmas

Christmas Time The nativity crib festival at St Cuthbert’s Church in Wells is one of the highlights of the year. On Christmas Eve I walked around Lynchcombe above Wells.  I am a volunteer warden...