Monthly Archives: July 2010


The West Dart River – beautiful, cool and lively.

Beardown Man and clouds

The intricately patterned granite monolith displays a texture reminiscent of the patterns in the clouds. The sky and land so frequently seem unified here on the moor.

Mist, lichen, rock

I have fought shy of the truth of this photograph for some months now. My photographic eye by default favours contrast and shadow whilst here there is little of either, and, as a result, I nearly discarded this image. Now time has passed, I am revelling in the delicacy of the grey, the softness of […]

Dartmoor – Beardown Man

Sharp wind wrapping ancient stone Sun, time-telling, spiking earth. Menhir piercing the millenia with a howl and a sigh, drawing its arc, digging its home, pointing the endless way.