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‘Bamburgh Castle’

‘Bamburgh Castle’

Back in England and a little south of where we were yesterday, down the coast at the magnificent Bamburgh Castle. Looking very strong and defensible - (though in 1463 the castle was surrendered to Warwick 'The King Maker' when he arrived with some canons.)...

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‘Lindisfarne Castle’

‘Lindisfarne Castle’

We are on holiday in and around the Borders staying in Scotland, but have come back into England to Northumberia's Holy Island - Lindisfarne. Crossing the causeway at about 9.30am. It being school holidays and a lovely sunny day, lots of other people are...

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‘Up the Exe from Turf’

‘Up the Exe from Turf’

We all had a pleasant cycle up the western side of the Exe Estuary, stopping at Turf Lock to have our lunch. Turf Hotel was pretty busy, but we sat right at the end to have a little more peace and quiet (Bah - Humbug 🙂 This also enabled us to watch the...

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‘Portmellon & Chapel Point’

‘Portmellon & Chapel Point’

Staying with Mum & Dad at the beautiful Cornish Cove - Portmellon, enjoying snorkeling, kayaking and explouring. (We set off for Mevagissey to try and find all the places mentioned in Susan Cooper's 'Over Sea, Under Stone' book, which changes the name...

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‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

‘Sketching in Beer with the OVAS Gang’

Saturday found me in the beautiful village of Beer running a Sketching Workshop for the Otter Vale Art Society. A Group I know well and it’s just like meeting up with friends to do some sketching, on a hot summers day by the sea, finishing in ‘The Dolphin’...

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