Tagged: Sun

Pollarded Willows at Dawn - Westhay Moor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6462

Willow Line

Pollarded Willows Before dawn and the sun glows from behind Glastonbury Tor. After a long cold wait the sun finally appears. At last some more warmth. And finally… A large flock of starlings from...

North Drain from Jacks Drove Bridge - Tealham Moor, Nr Wedmore, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9199

Back to Tealham Moor

I really enjoyed my previous visit to Tealham Moor. So I returned today early to catch the sunrise. There is a small bridge called, Jack’s Drove Bridge, over the North Drain.  It is a...

Lynchcombe Sycamores - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_9737HP

Sycamore Tree Sun

To some the idea of loving sycamores in the UK is treason.  They have only been in the country for 500 years after being introduced by people.  But with ash trees being removed everywhere...

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...

Uphill Beacon - Uphill, North Somerset, UK. ID JB_4224

Uphill Beacon

Next to the village of Uphill in North Somerset there is a hill you can go up. Surprisingly, it seems the village is not named after the hill.  Anyway, the hill is a beautiful...

War Memorial - Butleigh Cross, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2010H

Butleigh Cross

Number 36 on the Ann Heeley Hertitage Trail is the Butleigh Cross War Memorial.  Butleigh is a small village just south of Glastonbury in Somerset. As the First World War ended, it was decided...

Spring Equinox - Glastonbury Tor, Somerset, UK. ID JB_0556

Spring Equinox

Glastonbury Tor Spring equinox always brings out a crowd at the top of Glastonbury Tor.  This was first visit to the equinox gathering since the pandemic.  It started with a stunning worm moon. It...

Priddy Mineries - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_5844

Priddy Mineries

Priddy Mineries This small patch of the Mendip Hills has an ancient history of mining.  It then became a Somerset Wildlife Trust nature reserve – but no longer.  Despite this it is still a...

Stockhill Wood - Mendip Hills, Somerset, UK. ID JB_3580

Stockhill Wood in Winter

I have a mini-project this year to photograph the Stockhill Wood high up on the Mendip Hills in Somerset. I’m hoping to capture rays in the mist that hangs around at the top of...