A quiet life #2: an autumn beach at sunrise, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

In the first proper post in this little series of diversions from the news, I wanted to look at one of my favourite places. I've chosen the beach at Budleigh Salterton in East Devon. Its gently curving, shelved pebble beach is framed by the western side of Lyme Bay, protecting Budleigh from the worst of … Continue reading A quiet life #2: an autumn beach at sunrise, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Poets’ Walk, Clevedon, North Somerset

At the southern end of the North Somerset town of Clevedon, a small promontory juts out into the Severn Estuary, bounded by steep cliffs on each water-facing side. Around the edge of this is Poets' Walk, a short, popular route named after two poets who visited Clevedon, Alfred Tennyson and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Another poet, … Continue reading Poets’ Walk, Clevedon, North Somerset