Taking the Long View
Apr26

Taking the Long View

Easter is a perfect time to photograph the Dartmoor landscape With Spring well on the way and the chance to enjoy an Easter break, the chances are you will find yourself on a walk in the countryside and reaching for your phone to capture the moment. But squeezing that huge view into a small digital image is never easy. Nine times out of ten when you get back home and take a closer look it all looks rather underwhelming. However, help...

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Okehampton take the title
Apr25

Okehampton take the title

The day of reckoning arrived and the boys in maroon and amber delivered. The club will now be playing level five rugby next season, for the first time in its illustrious history. What a remarkable season it’s been for the Okes. Needing two points to secure the title, to make Launceston’s result irrelevant and guarantee promotion, the boys travelled to the Rectory for a tough looking last fixture, the Plymouth side having...

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New Alicante route at Exeter Airport
Apr24

New Alicante route at Exeter Airport

Ryanair is launching new winter flights from Exeter Airport to Alicante in Spain from 29th October 2019 with tickets on sale now. News of the twice-weekly service comes just days after Ryanair launched three new routes from Exeter to Malta, Malaga and Naples, its first ever flights from the airport. It also means that passengers will still be able to fly from Exeter to Alicante when Flybe stops its winter service in October. Flybe...

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Plant a seed, watch it grow
Apr23

Plant a seed, watch it grow

I’m a real hippy at heart and often when writing, I have to tone it down a bit. I like to think I have some credibility and have been subject to those ‘yeah, whatever’ looks in the past when I’ve started talking about ‘energy’ or ‘webs of consequence’ and so I try to write about tangible things. However, indulge me briefly here. Yesterday I was in the supermarket (I know, bad enough) and spent a while trying to decide whether to treat...

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Big cats on the prowl
Apr21

Big cats on the prowl

Last week another ‘big cat’ sighting was reported in Cornwall. A Labrador was attacked by a ‘panther like’ creature, with suspicious footprints also found in the mud. We will be examining the possibility of big cats roaming the British countryside. Whilst this is often laughed out of contention, there is a body of evidence that’s fascinating if nothing else. Over the last decade Police Forces across the UK logged over five hundred Big...

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