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A Bit More Devon and Dartmoor

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Time to move on again, end of housesitting duties so we say goodbye for now to the Devon coastline and the hills of Dartmoor. The weather hasn’t been quite so kind the last few days, but we’ve taken the opportunities to get out. Back now to Somerset for a few days, and then probably a week or so on the… Read more »

Views over The Devon Coastline and Dartmoor

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A bit behind with the photos, so a quick update. The sun has been shining on and off, allowing us to get out and explore the coastline, and a cracking day on south Dartmoor. Really enjoying this bit of Devon at the moment, just a few days remaining. Still undecided about where to go next!

Wistman’s Wood, Dartmoor

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We went our for the day, taking Caroline along as well, and visited Sidmouth to drop off some sculptures at a gallery, unexpected running into Mel’s aunt and uncle with whom we stopped for lunch. We then went onto Delamore for the preview afternoon of its sculpture garden which runs for the rest of May. On the way home we… Read more »

Run for Them Thar Hills

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Sod all activity on the blog for what seems an age, and sod all happening that should have been happening. Plans to escape the country are on hold for the short term – the kitchen project is, as might expected, taking longer than it should, and this has now impacted enough on the time we might have got away for… Read more »

A Very Happy Birthday

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Well, it has in fact been a very fine day for a birthday. Despite intermittent rain showers before departure, we were blessed with a dry day, some sunshine here and there (mostly whilst slogging up the hills) and a very warm and pleasant breeze. The route went pretty much as planned, a light lunch and a pint at the Forresters… Read more »

Birthday Treat on Dartmoor

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I get to be birthday boy today, and so we’ve taken a short break, out in the Motorhome on the edge of Dartmoor. We found a nice simple campsite on the hill above Buckfast Abbey, with views out across the Moor. Although the weather looks a little showery, we intend to get on the bikes, head over to Hexworthy for… Read more »