Tagged: Red

Spring Equinox

It is spring equinox again. Time to head up to the top of Glastonbury Tor. The more observant, looking at the feature image for this post, will have realised that I took these pictures...

Bridges over Troubled Waters

Joining Westhay with Wedmore is a road called Blakeway.  It cuts across the flat ground of the Somerset Levels.  Apart from a couple of sharp bends near Sweets Tea Rooms this is a very...

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 Murmuration - Ham Wall, Somerset Levels, UK. ID JB_7922

Starling Trail

As it approached the end of November the starling numbers at RSPB Ham Wall continued to increase.  Each day the flock is getting a little bit bigger.  Today we were expected them to roost...

North Drain from Jacks Drove Bridge - Tealham Moor, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID MG_1936

Night-time at Tealham Moor

After a couple of morning visits to Tealham Moor.  But today I got up way too early and when I arrived it was still night. The moon was full, I had forgotten that so...

Sunrise over the village green - Priddy, Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9089

Red & Blue Priddy Green

The village green at Priddy is wide and open.  The early morning sky was dark red, and the frost covered grass had turned a soft blue in the semi-darkness. It was a bitterly cold...

St Cuthberts Church - From Deerleap, Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8468

Deerleap Sunrise

Dawn over the hills surrounding the small city of Wells in Somerset.  Taken from the steep hill of Deerleap on the edge of the Mendip Hills. This spot has fabulous wide open views across...

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...

Waiting for sunrise - Uphill nature reserve, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_6667

Uphill Again

I folllowed by feet back up the hill at Uphill.  As is often the case I there early.  Early enough to capture the stars in the night sky above the old church.  It has...

Sunset from Lynchcombe - Mendip Hills, Nr Westbury-sub-Mendip, Somerset, UK. ID JB_8757H

Lynchcombe Steps

Lynchcombe Winter Winter on this grassland nature reserve high up on the Mendip Hills can sometimes look like this.  Back in 2019, just before the pandemic, it was hard to stand during this blizzard....