Tag Archives: Devon

A Thousand Miles of History XXXXIII: Dog-sick with Ice Cream

By late afternoon I was flagging. We had been on the road for a mere six days, and although we never rush and we always take our time at each of the sites we visit, we don’t stop either. It … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXXII: Twin Bridges…

We were nearing the end of the road across Dartmoor and it was definitely time for refreshments. This was handy, as I wanted to stop anyway… and we could not leave Devon without at least one cream tea, even if … Continue reading

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Ghost Roads ~ Mick Canning

Reblogged from Mick Canning: I love old roads that have fallen into disuse, or been relegated to the role of footpath. There is one a few miles away on the edge of the next town. It used to be part … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History VIII: At Ease

Leaving Tavistock behind, we headed out for our rendezvous with Alethea and Larissa. There were hawks in the sky and a woodpecker on a fence post as we travelled the green wormhole through the trees. We arrived at our destination … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History VI: Nice weather for ducks and Drake…

  It was raining when we finally found our way through the mists. It was still raining when we arrived in Tavistock, to be welcomed by a surprising figure. Sir Francis Drake… privateer to Queen Elizabeth I, circumnavigator of the … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history…

Two years ago, The Silent Eye held a workshop in Dorset… and Stuart and I embarked upon a thousand mile trek through the ancient and sacred landscape, taking in natural beauty, prehistoric sites, wonderful old churches and exploring some of … Continue reading

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Living Lore: Bob Fairfield ~ The curse of the Babbs

Some of you may be familiar with the twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth, with a population now of approximately 2000 people during the Winter months but swelling to over 15,000 during the holiday season. Situated on the North Devon … Continue reading

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