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Happy New Year!

As New Year dawned on the horizon, the joy and memory of a lovely family Christmas was captured in our heads and on multitudinous i-phones! We were on the beach to walk off another massive meal and exercise the dogs. … Continue reading

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Lichen ‘gets an airing’ on Exmoor!!

Yesterday, whilst riding on the moor above Mariners Lodge, I spied a magnificent cock pheasant camouflaged in the autumn bracken. Fumbling for my camera, I quickly took several photos of him spreading his wings, drying his feathers and making the … Continue reading

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A secretive little tree creeper, pretending to be a blue tit, made another appearance around our bird table today. It really does think it’s a blue tit –darting from here to there, but unlike the tits, seldom eats the food. … Continue reading

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Dawn chorus and high tide

B&B guests awoke to an unbelievable dawn chorus this morning. However, we had rather a rude awakening at the top of the house; some seagulls had landed above our bedroom and were padding noisily across the roof, whilst scrapping and … Continue reading

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Anniversaries abound!!

  What a week; B&B guests in for their Wedding Anniversary dinner last Friday. If you read this, thank you for being so effusive about your special dinner; I loved cooking it for you!! Then on Saturday it was our … Continue reading

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