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Beautiful Birdsong

Beautiful Birdsong

And here it is. My last Mindful Moment of 2016. And to make the most of this you should turn up the volume and listen to the beautiful birdsong that accompanied me on my walk today. To view all of the mindful moments I recorded this year, click here. You’ll see there are a plethora of visual views, close-up encounters, and aural entertainment. The weather has been a dominant feature, which is understandable, seeing as my moments have occurred when I’ve…

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Stretton Fog

Stretton Fog

More fog today, but this time I clambered up the side of the Long Mynd, and I noticed how the hills on the eastern side of the Stretton Valley appeared to be holding back the fog. Ragleth, Helmeth, Hope Bowdler and Caer Caradoc were acting as one long dam.

Ape Dale Fog

Ape Dale Fog

It was so icy this morning my planned route wasn’t safe to do, so I headed up Ragleth Hill once again. There wasn’t anywhere near as much fog about today, but it was perhaps more interesting to look at than yesterday’s, because of the way it interacted with the trees beneath Wenlock Edge and through Ape Dale. So, same weather, but different experience. Amazing. And I took a photo at 11.41 and uploaded it to the BBC WeatherWatchers website, and…

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See Fog

See Fog

That magical moment, when all you can see is fog … below you. Today’s vista is from the summit of Ragleth Hill, and in the distance it was just possible to make out Brown Clee Hill, Shropshire’s highest peak, poking above the fog blanket.

Sourmilk & Easedale

Sourmilk & Easedale

From this vantage point, the journey of the water of Sour Milk Gill can be seen stretching along Easedale, towards its confluence with Easedale Beck and the River Rothay.