Dorset life, Railway, travel

The Swanage Railway and some good timing – The Dorset Rambler

I had an awesome walk at the end of last week – 19 miles from Sandbanks to Wareham around Poole Harbour. It is the longest walk I have done for 6 months because of my ankle problems and it leads me to hope that the problems may have been partly caused by the damp, cold…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/04/03/the-swanage-railway-and-some-good-timing/

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Dorset life, Nature, travel

Oink, Oink – Sunday fun shot :) – The Dorset Rambler

Couldn’t resist this 🙂 I spotted it on a walk recently – it was part of a row of railway sleepers being used as a barn wall. I know what you are thinking, isn’t it strange the things that catch The Dorset Rambler’s eye 🙂 ! Thanks for stopping by and reading my ramblings. Until…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/04/07/oink-oink-sunday-fun-shot/

Dorset life, Nature, travel

The Past Revealed at Kimmeridge – The Dorset Rambler

Erosion is a serious threat to our coastlines which are constantly receding at a frightening rate. This is particularly the case along the cliffs at Kimmeridge as they are somewhat volatile. However, just occasionally erosion can bring to light relics from the past that have lain dormant and hidden for many years……and I am not…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/03/04/the-past-revealed-at-kimmeridge/

Dorset life, Nature, travel

Winter Trees in the Sunset – The Dorset Rambler

I guess this kind of follows on from my previous post. I just love the winter trees, especially when silhouetted against a sunset sky, with that beautiful tracery of branches and twigs. They are like exploding fireworks, or spiders’ webs, but in negative. In summer, these will just be an apparent solid mass as foliage…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/03/12/winter-trees-in-the-sunset/

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Similar but Different – on The Cobb at Lyme Regis – The Dorset Rambler

I took a trip west to Lyme Regis at the weekend and while I was there, I decided to try to capture some of the drama of the sea giving The Cobb a bit of a pounding. It had actually been a rather lovely day up to that point and did not seem overly windy…
— Read on thedorsetrambler.com/2019/02/20/similar-but-different-on-the-cobb-at-lyme-regis/