New film tells story of iconic Hound Tor mediaeval village
Apr03

New film tells story of iconic Hound Tor mediaeval village

The team (left to right): Global Focus’s cameraman Simon Hammett, assistant Seb FitzHenry, DNPA Community Engagement Officer Emma Stockley, Historian David Stone and Global Focus Producer/Director Joe Metcalf. A new film exploring the fascinating history of one of the most famous deserted villages in England has been released by Dartmoor National Park.  ‘Medieval Houndtor: A Contested Landscape’ tells the story of Hound Tor...

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The Big Picture
Apr02

The Big Picture

Staple Tor Blaze by Anna Curnow

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Green Issues: Self-healing
Apr01

Green Issues: Self-healing

January Polution March Polution My favourite books are a series of three trilogies; all can be read as separate books, but they link together to tell the story of how the ‘old gods’, the Tuatha de Danaan and the Formorii, come back from the realms of myth and legend and try to re-take the earth they were banished from years ago. While this is happening, it’s a bit like Armageddon, the phones and internet crash, fuel and food runs out,...

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Bee positive
Mar28

Bee positive

It’s taken me a long time to write this piece. What can I say about Green Issues when the pandemic is at the forefront of everything we do and think about? Did I wash my hands before I started work? Before I ate that crumpet for lunch? Do I have enough food in stock? Green what? Green Issues? Heck, I don’t know! But today the sun is shining for the first time in what feels like months. The sky is blue instead of grey and there is a...

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The Big Picture
Mar26

The Big Picture

Chagford from Meldon Hill by Eleanor ludgate

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