westcountry


The dismal town of Yeovil

[fimg id=5199427355] It’s difficult to find a nice thing to say about Yeovil, the nearest proper town to where I grew up. [fimg id=4812836025 size=Medium][fimg id=5109934983 size=Medium] But I could go on at length about the awfulness of it. The miserable generic shopping precincts with a skin of decaying and […]


Kilve and Lilstock Beach

[fimg id=2427441019] Where the Quantock Hills AONB meets the Bristol Channel on the West Somerset coast. [fimg id=2658821537 size=Medium][fimg id=2519955842 size=Medium] And the waves from the Atlantic wash away the silt of the river estuaries and undercut the shale cliffs. [fimg id=7314435644] Leaving great intertidal platforms, sections through the Lilstock […]


Winter fogs past

[fimg id=4191541184] I love those freezing winter nights, when everything condenses into one big fog. [fimg id=3357022266 size=Medium][fimg id=3400849003 size=Medium] And the light blurs… [fimg id=3187903194] [fimg id=143152364 size=Medium][fimg id=351952915 size=Medium] And the shapes merge… [fimg id=3192687464] [fimg id=353903902 size=Medium][fimg id=352823582 size=Medium]