I sit and write this in Bariloche, the Argentine Lake District, a place I didn’t even dream I would be at the end of 2017. I love going back over my photos and remembering all the small details and moments from the year, from catching up with a long lost friend, to the delicate autumn […]Read More
Posts in 'North Devon'
Moving to a new area is a treat. When I knew I would be moving down to North Devon for the summer, I began swotting up on things to do in the area, downloading the Lonely Planet guide and taking a trip to the tourist information as soon as I arrived. I’m a geek for […]Read More
“I’ve wanted to go to Lundy Island since I about was 5 years old” the woman in front of me excitably exclaimed as we handed over our boarding passes filling on to MS Oldenburg from the quay in Bideford. Having spent most of my time living in the Midlands, I had not heard of Lundy Island […]Read More
The first week of September still brings out that nostalgic, back to school vibe in me, a time to reflect on the summer past before cosying down into autumn. I moved down to North Devon at the start of May with all the bounding enthusiasm of spending the summer by the sea. It’s been a […]Read More
Early Saturday morning, in the midst of the long, hot summer heatwave. A rare day off together, we pondered how to make the most of the day. We’d made vague plans to go camping since May, but the tiredness of our seasonal jobs had always got the better of us. I was working the next […]Read More
When I arrived in North Devon in May, my sister had given me the Wild guide of the South West. In the last month, I’ve poured over it, making mental notes of the places I’d like to visit – and a careful note of one’s which involve food. After finishing mindless jobs, I suggested to […]Read More