A Splashy Crashy visit to Lannacombe

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Sunday night was blustery, with heavy showers and even a rumble or two of thunder - nearly drowning out the sound of canine snoring coming from the slumbering Newfies safely snuggled into their nice comfy beds.  Monday morning dawned bright and breezy, and the tide was low - the perfect opportunity … [Read more...]

Miss Daisy misbehaves (again!)

Sometimes living with two Newfies can be a little frustrating (although I do of course love them very much).  They are a breed renowned for their bonding with and love for their humans, and certainly my two are are most reluctant to leave my side.  If they anticipate my being in one place for a … [Read more...]

Has spring arrived?

At last .. the sun is shining brightly in a clear blue sky and I have hung my washing on the line at the end of the garden for the first time this year.  The air is warm and the breeze is gentle and, with lots of squabbling and squawking,  the jackdaw family have returned to the nesting holes at the … [Read more...]

A walk to Batson Creek

We had a lovely walk earlier this week, down to Batson Creek - a tidal inlet at the top of the estuary just across the water from Salcombe.  It was a still and frosty morning and the water was completely flat (although not still, I watched the edge very carefully and could see the tide rising little … [Read more...]