Posts tagged ‘sunshine’


It was such a glorious winter morning on the way to do my weekly shopping, I made a point of stopping on the way for a short walk. This scene presented itself for just about a minute before the mist engulfed the whole of Colmer’s Hill – a well-known local landmark between Bridport and Chideock. The conical […]

Tags: , ; taken on Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Breakfasting on bluebells

Unusually for me, a trip away from the West Country to the west of  Scotland. A walk after breakfast near Dornie yielded this unexpected image, of sheep cropping the grass between a drift of bluebells up the hillside – which flower much later in Scotland than back home.  The contre-jour sunlight was a bonus, picking out the […]

Tags: , , , ; taken on Monday, June 5th, 2006

From dark to light

After a disappointingly dull afternoon in Lyme Regis, the sun suddenly came through the clouds and illuminated the golden sandstone of the cliffs by Stonebarrow Hill and all along the Jurassic Coast towards Burton Bradstock. This view won’t be repeated again, since the beach was remodelled a few years afterwards, so all the wooden groynes […]

Tags: , , ; taken on Monday, April 11th, 2005