Tagged: Gold

Small Copper (Lycaena phlaeas) - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID BR55687

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe in September To me the highlight was the fabulous sunset we had over the Autumn Equinox. The side gate into Cook’s Fields that leads to the grass path down to village of Westbury-sub-Mendip...

Sheep Gate

Sheep are keeping the grass a bit shorter up on the Deerleap field.  On the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills this is a very popular spot for a stroll. Sheep everywhere. Over the...

Last Sun - Henton, Somerset, UK. ID 804_6428

Henton Flowers

Each year I visit the church in the village of Henton in Somerset to see the display of meadow flowers in the church yard, Outside the church celandines are everywhere. In the morning light...

Batcombe Hollow - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1068H

Batcombe Hollow

Batcombe Hollow The hollow is on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills in Somerset.  From this steep sided valley are wide open views reaching across the Somerset Levels. At the top of the...

North Hill - Mendips, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_1558

Let it Snow

  First Snow of Winter Christmas is never over, unless you want it to be.  And nothing keeps Christmas going better than some snow. I was waking the rest of the house up at...

Sunrise - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_0513H

Lynchcombe Steps

Winter Solstice I missed my usual trip to the top of Glastonbury Tor for the winter solstice this December.  Instead, this year I went to the top of Lynchcombe.  The sunrise was worth the...

Brent Knoll Sunset - From the base of Crook Peak, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_9985

Welcome to December

One Day in December The cold weather arrived with December.  I stopped on an early morning ride across the Somerset Level to photograph the frost in the fields. Dawn But my day started a...

Mendip Night - Lynchcombe, Somerset, UK. ID JB1_8525P

Lynchcombe Steps

Autumn at the Lynchcombe nature reserve on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills.  With leaves turning gold, deep shadows, morning mists, and brightly coloured fungi in the fields – autumn is a perfect...

North Cheriton

North Cheriton is a little village in south Somerset.  The word cheriton means a village with a church.  So it is no surprise that the church has a prominent position at the top of...

Autumn Woodland

Beacon Hill Wood is a special place in autumn.  Golden beach leaves cover the woodland floor providing nutrients for the host of colourful fungi. It is hard to find fungi in perfect condition.  So...