Tagged: Wells

Sunset over Glastonbury Tor - From above Dungeon Farm, Nr Shepton Mallet, Somerset, UK. ID JB_6720

Chasing a Sunset

At this time of year, when viewed from the Ridge Road between Wells and Shepton Mallet, the sun sets behind Glastonbury Tor. However, even with an app that tracks the angle of the sun,...

Long Drove - Queens Sedge Moor, Glastonbury, Somerset, UK. ID JB_4482

Long Drove Floods

More flooding between Wells and Glastonbury.  Apparently this is a road. Long Drove is a dead straight road that runs for about 2 miles. This van made it across the deep part.  Several other...

Starling Murmuration - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2891

Starling Trail

I was recently driving passed Wells on the bypass near Morrisons when a large flock of starlings flew overhead.  They were on their way to the roost at RSPB Ham Walls. I have seen...

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...

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...

The World - Wells Cathedral, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_2555

The Gaia World

Following the Festival of the Moon last year, the Gais world has landed in Wells Cathedral at the heart of Somerset. Visit in the evening to see the world shine at its best. Australia...

Platinum Jubiliee - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID IMG_7970

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Catching up with some posts after a busy time at work and family trips.  It was wonderful to look back at the day in June when we celebrated the Platinum Jubilee. Platinum Jubilee Flags...

Oilseed Rape - Ham Wall, Somerset, UK. ID JB_2528

Yellow

It is that time of year when yellow is everywhere.  The Glastonbury Canal that flows through the middle of the RSPB Ham Wall nature reserve is lined with bright yellow Oilseed Rape. It is...

Three-spined stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) - Wells, Somerset, UK. ID JB_1271

Three-spined Sticklebacks

There is a small group of fish living in Wells that are getting a lot of attention.  They are three-spined sticklebacks, which are pretty common in Somerset and the rest of the UK.  However,...

Bluebells - Park Wood, Wells, Somerst, UK. ID JB_6991

Park Wood

It was time to revisit Park Wood on the edge of Wells in Somerset. Celandines In the damper parts of the wood there was a carpet of yellow celandines. Bluebells But is it the...