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Stowes Hill Sunrise

A moody winter's sunrise breaks over the summit of Stowes Hill on Cornwall's Bodmin Moor. © L. Birch 2013
In the Shadow of the Moor

August 16th 2014
A sudden drenching downpour of rain had me diving for cover in the lee of 2 large outcrops tucked in below a towering rock wall, grey and dripping wet from the low cloud scudding across the peak. From my relatively sheltered position, I looked back across the moor toward the shattered summit of Trewortha Tor – only just visible in the almost horizontal rain driving in off the Atlantic out to the ... read more
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17th October 2014

Great panoramas!
Wow, how lucky to live near such a gorgeous, unpopulated spot so full of history, mystery, majesty, trails and wortle berries! Very impressive landscape with its tors, standing stones, bleak moors and mossy valleys. How lovely to watch it all change with the season. Nice link, too--thanks.
17th October 2014

Great Panoramas
Thanks for that Tara and yeah we do consider ourselves very lucky to live here. We love travelling abroad and visiting 'far away' places but no matter where else we go in the world, it will never be a trial to come back home.

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