Tagged: Mist

Starlings - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5503

Somerset Year 2022

As is often the case my photograph year started with a sunrise at RSPB Ham Wall. Ham Wall Visits to RSPB Ham Wall to watch the starling murmurations tops and tails each year.  This...

Mendip Hospital Chapel - South Horrington, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4272H

South Horrington Chapel

Before sunrise I was standing in a very cold field above the chapel of the former Mendip Hospital just outside the tiny Somerset city of Wells. The hospital generates it own mist. The steeple...

Sunrise at Pen Hill - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4041H

Pen Hill

Pen Hill is the Mendip Hills red light district.  The mast is nearly 300m tall and sits on the top of a 300m hill in Somerset.  It is surrounded by rough grazing and dry-stone...

Glastonbury Tor in the Mist - From Deerleap, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3476

December Mist

Judging from the hoar frost on Somerset’s Mendip Hills winter is on its way.  Sadly, I missed the best of the frost.  The ice crystals were already raining down from the trees.  So I...

Starling Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2407

Starling Trail

Not every day brings the best weather for starling watching.  At RSPB Ham Wall it was dark and a bit dull.  Only directly overhead could you find a patch of blue sky.  Chance to...

Lynchcombe - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5724H

Lynchcombe Steps

It has been a quiet time up on the Lynchcombe nature reserve in the Mendip Hills of Somerset.  We have a lot of showers recently.  The upside of which has been some wonderful rainbows....

Beacon Hill Wood - Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5610

Beacon Hill in Autumn

Autumn is sometimes very short, this year seems to have taken that to new levels.  Perhaps I was too distracted chasing starlings around Somerset? Beacon Hill Wood is one of my favourites and being...

Lewis Drove Sluice - Godney Moor, Nr Bleadney, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5428H

Lewis Drove Sluice

Sluice gates are a common sight across the Somerset Levels.  But with no posts on this blog about these important structures I decided it was time to put this right.  I planned a visit...

Primroses - Christ Church, Theale, Somerset, UK. ID JB_7549

Cold Snap

In the middle of a springtime we are hit by a cold snap and the early morning temperature drop back down below zero.  I love these cold mornings, lots of mist and frost.  Two...