Tag Archives: walking

Beating the Bounds – again!

I have been back walking my loops of the parish boundary (read why here and here). The other evening I rejoined the boundary at the medieval stone cross on the old road to Plymouth. The surface of the road has … Continue reading

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After the Storm

Yesterday an enormous storm rolled in and blew the power at Radio Devon. The kids and I watched in awe from the window as rain pounded the garden. Counting the seconds between lightening strike and thunder clap, the storm stalked … Continue reading

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Folk tales

Snow musters out of brooding grey skies and a powerful chill wind scatters wheelie bins like leaves. We aren’t managing to walk to school as often these days but when we do we stomp in icy puddles and count the … Continue reading

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Lining Up

Conkers are swelling in their spikey cases on the horse chestnut trees and blackberries are ripening amongst the brambles. Beechnut husks crunch beneath our shoes on our way to and from school. One misty morning revealed a multitude of cobweb … Continue reading

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Winding down

Rain is pattering down on the kitchen window and three rooks are rooting around in the newly spread compost in the garden. After tonight there will only be two life drawing classes until the end of term. I am winding … Continue reading

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