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Real, good jolly times…

So that’s that. The term is over. The warm weather has made it feel long over due. Last June and July we made the mistake of committing to lots of things, forgetting that we really do have the best weather … Continue reading

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Easter

Did you have a lovely Easter? We did. Highlights for me were a meadow full of delicate white and purple fritillaries here in Devon, and banks of wood anemones like little white stars in a wooded glen in Yorkshire. I … Continue reading

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Kites!

At the weekend we made it along to St Annes Kite Festival in Lancashire. We went a couple of years ago and this year was even better. So many more kites! It was really wonderful. The sun shone, the breeze … Continue reading

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Carnival season

At the weekend we bundled ourselves up in hats and scarves to see one of the local illuminated carnivals. It’s a bit of a tradition in Devon. October sees most towns host their own brightly lit procession. We have been … Continue reading

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Home

We’re back from our holidays, our suitcases crammed full of happy family memories and a copious amount of stowaway sand.

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Returning

We are back from a lovely week away in the southwest. Highlights included ice creams topped with clotted cream, walks by the sea, buying pollack on the beach for our tea (fresh from the fisherman who’d just caught it), sampling … Continue reading

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A trip to the sea

In spite of a flurry of snow on Monday morning and a black out throughout Tuesday and part of yesterday the seasons are on the change. A sparrow sang to me from the guttering when I went to take the … Continue reading

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Seaside Sketches

Here are some sketches from our visits to the beach. I love drawing people at the seaside, everyone is so relaxed. Yesterday the rain started to pour. The season is coming to a close and we’ll be heading home too … Continue reading

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Pebbles

Little Owl’s collection of pebbles from the beach.

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Budleigh Salterton

The beach at Budleigh Salterton is at its most beautiful on a really wild winter’s day but as you can see it was pretty great today too. The water was so clear and still. My sister is in absolute fits … Continue reading

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