Bluebells but no water at Blackdown Rings

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First of all, thank you so much to everyone who has sent me good wishes for my (hopefully) soon-to-be-happening house move.  It's so kind of you all, and I really do appreciate that you took the trouble to get in touch.  We're hoping to move in the first week of June - but everything is currently in … [Read more...]

Hippos and roses – a day of two halves

Yesterday was crisp and sparkling, so I decided to take the Newfies up to Blackdown Rings - an Iron Age Hill fort just north of Loddiswell - about 20 minutes from home.  The views from the top are stunning, you can see for miles and miles...   Though Ben and Daisy quickly lose interest - they're … [Read more...]

A walk round Blackdown Rings

Today .. finally .. after days and days of rain .. the sun shone and it has been warm!  So I put my stippling to one side, bunnies and all(!), and called to Ben for a walk as we both badly needed some fresh air after being stuck inside all weekend.  And the best place for fresh air today (the tides … [Read more...]