Mini tour of Brittany day 2 – Camaret-sûr-Met to Huelgoat

After the most magnificent breakfast buffet at the Thalassa Hotel this morning, it was time to tear myself away from the joys of Camaret-sûr-Mer and head inland. It was a bright and sunny morning and I was tempted to lengthen my route by exploring the beaches around Crozon, but there were still squalls around and … Continue reading Mini tour of Brittany day 2 – Camaret-sûr-Met to Huelgoat

White Tor

Looking north towards Hare Tor from White Tor The far west of the moor is an area I get to fairly infrequently. It's the longest drive from Torbay and, as I'm always striving to find a balance between early starts for long days on the moor and a solid lie in and brunch, we usually … Continue reading White Tor

Saddle Tor

Saddle Tor, with Hay Tor peeping over its shoulder. Dwarfed by its more famous neighbour and appearing as a mere pimple from the nearby road, it’s a wonder anyone visits Saddle Tor at all. It rates poorly by comparison to its neighbours. It doesn’t look like much, from the main road to the south at … Continue reading Saddle Tor

Ten Degrees of Strange

Recently I’ve been listening to this fine tune by Johnny Flynn and Robert Macfarlane: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2eqv3y4Cq4 ‘Ten Degrees of Strange’ by Johnny Flynn and Robert Macfarlane Check it out. The video is awesome, the most wonderful transformations of emotion animated through clay. It’s just stunning, an ever-shifting canvas. In the sleeve notes Flynn describes the song … Continue reading Ten Degrees of Strange