Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Roughtor Clapper Bridge, Bodmin Moor

A clapper bridge is a simple form of construction used since medieval times, in this case it is built out of the plentiful granite slabs placed over some solid piers. This Grade 11 listed bridge carries the track across a small stream at the base of the slopes approaching Roughtor. What  always strikes me is… Continue reading Roughtor Clapper Bridge, Bodmin Moor

Black and White, Photography, Print Sale Notice

Mother’s Day Print Sale

Society6 are on the other side of the Atlantic ocean, out across the waves that get thrown with some vigour into my side, and their Mother's Day (which research indicates does have the apostrophe) is approaching. Now, I don't particularly care about these things but... it is a great opportunity for any of you thinking… Continue reading Mother’s Day Print Sale

Black and White, Photography, Seascape

Northern Door, The Strangles

Looking south from the cliffs of the Strangles, you can see successive headlands all the way down the coast, most of which seem to have a small rocky island sitting slightly offshore and out among the waves. At the base of the Strangles cliffs you can see a formation called the Northern Door, the height… Continue reading Northern Door, The Strangles

Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Ludon Valley, Crackington Haven

I have posted some pictures from East Woods before and it turns out, although I got that name from the signpost pointing the way to it, that I should be calling it Ludon Valley. Now people from the Crackington area won't be scratching their heads wondering where the heck the place I said I walked… Continue reading Ludon Valley, Crackington Haven

Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Stannon stones, Bodmin Moor

There are many of these stone circles and other signs of long gone ancient culture on Bodmin Moor. This one is just south of an old China Clay quarry workings called Stannon works so, although not named on the OS map as such, most know them as the Stannon stone circle. This is a large… Continue reading Stannon stones, Bodmin Moor

Black and White, Landscape, Photography

Roughtor’s Random Rocks

Around the base of the main huge granite boulders making the summit of Roughtor are many random smaller stones. There is no pattern, just hundreds of assorted and irregular slabs strewn around the place. A few are standing, maybe manoeuvred in a long ago history to point up at a significant object in the night… Continue reading Roughtor’s Random Rocks