Tag Archives: Bristol Channel

Scary Soup for Halloween at Mariners Lodge B&B

I can’t remember collecting ingredients for my Pumpkin soup on a warmer Halloween’s Day. The sea’s like a mill pond with sailing boats gleaming in the sunlight and the Autumn harvest here on the edge of Exmoor is amazing! More … Continue reading

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Last Sunrays Before The Storm

After a sunny afternoon here in West Porlock, I saw the storm clouds gathering out to sea. As I watched, there was a shaft of light across the Porlock Salt Marsh. IPhone in hand, I was lucky to have captured … Continue reading

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Peace In Porlock Bay

Down at Porlock Weir, the Exmoor ‘Weirfest’ weekend is in full swing. Somerset cider, Exmoor beer and very happy revelers are singing to the music. Although you can hear the happy noises from Porlock, we,, on the doorstep, can hear … Continue reading

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Gardening At High Tide

Exmoor, in Somerset, is getting some of the best weather in the country. The Porlock Weir Sailing Club have made the most of the fresh easterly wind to run some closely contested races in Porlock Bay, where the moor meets … Continue reading

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I’m Stuck!

Poor pussy, he chased his brother up our cornus conrtaversa varigarta and got stuck. Still, you couldn’t really have a better view to be stuck from – looking up the Bristol channel over the Porlock salt marsh. We get the … Continue reading

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Exmoor Foal Watching Me In The Gorse!

I was driving on Ley Hill above Mariners Lodge today, when I had to stop owing to a large herd of Exmoor mares and their foals blocking my way. They all looked fat and well, despite having endured such a … Continue reading

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