Tag Archives: Somerset

Ancient Mariner: Day 3 Black And White Photo Challenge

On the Bristol Channel in Somerset, England, lies the small harbour town of Watchet.  Not only does it boast a beautiful view of the Channel as you walk around the harbor (and a wonderful little fish & chip shop), it … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: No Way Out Part Four: The Grave

It’s Tuesday, flash fiction time over at Carrot Ranch, which means more of Bill here at the Summerhouse.   But before I go, can I just say a huge thank you to those of you who have shown such an … Continue reading

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June in England: Glastonbury, Stonehenge And A Country Garden

There is something in the air at this time of year, and I’m not talking about the pollen. For one thing, I am reminded by strategically placed, temporary road signs that once again, our home turf is about to be … Continue reading

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The Calm After The Storm – A Sunny Reprieve for Somerset

With Valentine’s Day behind us, and I do hope that you all had a truly wonderful celebration, here it is Monday again, the start of another week, and I was expecting to post my usual Monday weekly photo challenge but … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace – Not Just Any Robin

“Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, that saved a wretch like me; I once was lost but now am found, was blind but now I see.”  How beautiful and powerful those words ring out, you’ve got to love that old-time religion.  Back in … Continue reading

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