Tagged: Gold

Deerleap Dawn

Deerleap This is the name of the narrow lane that runs up the southern face of the Mendip Hills from Wookey Hole.  This steep hill overlooks the valley of the River Axe and the...

Sunset over Glastonbury Tor - From above Dungeon Farm, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6834

Glastonbury Tor Sunset

Tor Silhouette In Somerset there is a location between Wells and Shepton Mallet which is special.  Special because at this time of year the sun sets directly behind Glastonbury Tor. Of course there are...

Flooding at Splotts Moor - Nr Glastonbury, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5917

Hart Lake

With all the recent flooding I visited Splotts Moor between Glastonbury and Wells in Somerset.   I pulled up near Hartlake Bridge, so to me the flooding could have restored the original Hart Lake....

Starling Murmurations from Stileway - Nr Meare, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1066

Starling Trial

As we all know you watch a sunset the sky brightens as the sun sits just above the horizon.  The as the sun drops the colours fade.  Only to find 10 to 20 minutes...

Starling Dawn - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_6651

Starling Trail

Winter Morning at Ham Wall The last weekend in November and another trip down to Ham Wall.   This time for a morning, a very cold morning. Winter telling us it had arrived with...

Sunset - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_4532

Starling Trail

It has been another busy week down at Ham Wall.  We have had some lovely weather, beautiful sunsets, and about 70,000 starlings. The low slit in the clouds allowed the setting sun to cast...

Little Egrets and Cattle - Tealham Moor, Somerset Levels, UK. ID MG_2731

Tealham and Tadham Moors

Tealham Moor They say “Anyone can love the mountains, but I takes soul to love the prairie.”.  Or, as I say – Anyone can love the Mendips, but it takes wet feet to love...

Dawn over Tealham Moor - Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_9047

Tealham Moor

I missed the autumn equinox over the weekend.  This was a shame but I had a reason, entering a cycle sportive with my son.  Nearly 50 miles around the Mendip Hills and Somerset Levels...

Wells - From Yarley Hill, Nr Henton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7626

Yarley Hill

A few years ago I often visited to this ash tree up on the hill above the village of Yarley in Somerset.  Today, with a favourable weather forecast, I made a nostalgic trip to...

Sheep in Spring - Walton, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5571

Walton Spring

Walton This small Somerset village sits on the road just west the town called Street. Sadly, the church is yet to welcome its wilder side.  It has very few flowers, only a handful of...