Skirrid moods

The mountain…ahem… ‘hill’ opposite our house is one of the main reasons we chose to move. It’s the view from our bedroom and living room and we love it.  Every moment of every day, Skirrid offers a new picture and palette of colours.  I now […]


Crack of dawn

Sunday morning, the last thing I wanted to do was leave my bed at 6am to storm up the mountain opposite our house in near darkness.   Why, you say? Because we’re forever looking at the Skirrid and it would be lovely to see Sugarloaf […]

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Summer turns to autumn

There’s a definitely a change in the air.   The long hot days of summer are slowly ebbing away.  The unusually long dry spell in ‘wet Wales’ has finally broken to make way for storms and high winds.  On calmer days, the mornings are cool […]

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Aerial Combat

Nature is cruel and awesome all at the same time. I watched a raven grab a razorbill chick and find itself under aerial attack from a great black backed gull.   I was both horrified and keen to capture the action. Canon 7D MKII with […]

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