‘La Varde Tomb’

‘La Varde Tomb’

We have walked up from Pembroke Bay and nipped across the Golf Course to La Varde Tomb. Which is the largest megalithic passage grave on the island of Guernsey. We crouched to get in, then it opened out into a large chamber, with a sort of alcove on your left, going...
‘The lovely isle of St Agnes’

‘The lovely isle of St Agnes’

Dash it all! – Another nice sunny day camped here on the Isles of Scilly 🙂 Today we decided to catch the boat over to St Agnes – which is a ‘new’ island for us and more remote and exposed in the island group, but as usual on Scilly it is an...
‘Neck of the Pool’

‘Neck of the Pool’

Another sunny morning, I was up early for some sketching this one showing a couple out walking along the beach at ‘Neck of the Pool’, just below the campsite. A4 Today we are continuing our ‘exploration’ of the island, this time heading into...
‘Wayland’s Smithy’

‘Wayland’s Smithy’

Continuing J & my stroll around the Berkshire Downs we have just dropped off the Ridgeway and find Wayland’s Smithy. A long barrow with four large sarsen stones at the entrance. The name Wayland being a Saxon Smith God. According to legend, a rider whose...
‘Uffington White Horse’

‘Uffington White Horse’

J & I have been out for a walk around the Berkshire Downs, we have arrived at the fantastic Uffington White Horse. What a beautiful piece of stylised design from whatever period it is. Up close as we are, you get much more abstract forms as it is obviously...

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