#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 02/May/22

East Lyn River Valley, Devon. The narrow river valley of the East Lyn River as it flows down to the sea in Devon. How patient is nature in its carving of our natural world. How long, I wonder, did it take for flowing water to cut through the rocky hills and form this lovely landscape? …

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Today’s Pictures: 18 Apr 21

An old railway bridge, now carrying a broad path in the forest. ‘Allowing Faith to walk ten miles a day so she can work to support you and her sister, suggests a less than Christian attitude.’Stuart Aken, Breaking Faith. Daily photographs from our local forest will continue here until the end of April. I’m adding …

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Today’s Pictures: 23 Mar 21

In this valley bottom, the wild boar often come to wallow in the mud of this wet area, and deer sometimes come to drink. But you have to very fortunate to be there at the right time to see them! ‘As a child grows from creeping to standing up and walking...it's as though all of …

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Today’s Pictures: 21 Mar 21

This short tunnel seems to serve no purpose now, but it must've mattered in the past! ‘Visitors to New York will find that both exercise and excitement may be had at a minimum of expense through the simple practice of jaywalking. With only a little experience, they may actually compete on even terms with the …

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Today’s Pictures: 20 Mar 21

A recent scene, now slightly different, after some work by Forestry England. The previous shot can be seen here, shot from slightly further back ‘Walking is a pastime rather than an avocation.’     Rebecca Solnit I’m continuing the daily shots from our walks in the local forest for the moment. Another photograph from my collection will …

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Today’s Pictures: 19 Mar 21

Misty sunshine. ‘Sitting or walking, the body must be held erect. To sit or stand otherwise is a sign of laziness.’    Mohandas Ghandiji I’m continuing the daily shots from our walks in the local forest for the moment. Another photograph from my collection will provide a wider view of the world and some of its …

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Today’s Pictures: 01 Mar 21

March mists. ‘Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.’     Martin Luther King, Jr. The daily shots from the local forest will continue and I’ll include other photographs from my collection to provide a wider view of the world and its wonders. …

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Today’s Pictures: 17 July 20

It's always fascinated me how tenacious life can be. This tree appears to be rooted entirely in rock, yet it must be getting its nutrition and water from somewhere else! All over our wonderful world there are people who can’t get out and enjoy nature at the moment. With this series, I’m trying to brighten …

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Today’s Pictures: 23 June 20

I was fascinated by the way the sunlight acted as a spotlight on this tree as we climbed one of our steeper paths this morning. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Summer has arrived! 24C here today. Two and a half miles walking in the trees and …

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Today’s Pictures: 28 May 20

Looking across the valley at the village scattered among the trees. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. The North Devon coast, for those who love the sea. After all, who doesn't? The coast in North Devon is very variable - from rocky promentaries to …

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