Category: Devon

  • Jaguars, Rovers, Mustangs, Corvettes…

    Jaguars, Rovers, Mustangs, Corvettes…

    An exceptional free day out in Newton Abbot every June; well worth a visit!

  • Courtenay Park

    Courtenay Park

    One of my favourite Newton Abbot parks. There are many to choose from, all with entirely different characters. Photos take in 2009.

  • Newton Abbot Architecture

    Newton Abbot Architecture

    An overheard conversation on a train prompted me to take photographs of architecture in Newton Abbot. Some people do not speak highly of the town but it has many buildings to be proud of.

  • Newton Abbot Carnival 1977

    Newton Abbot Carnival 1977

    The Annual Carnival procession, usually held in July, but in 1977 was a bit special because it was the Queen’s Silver Jubilee.

  • Meldon, Dartmoor

    Meldon, Dartmoor

    A hire car and a meeting in Bideford provided an opportunity to take the ‘slow’ road back to Newton Abbot and stop off at Meldon reservoir on the way.

  • Ashburton

    Ashburton

    A visit to the dentist in lockdown became something of a mini-holiday, an opportunity for a welcome change of scene.

  • Teignmouth QM2

    Teignmouth QM2

    The Queen Mary 2 has been anchored off Teignmouth for a few days now, along with a selection of other cruise ships.

  • Sherman Tank on the Beach 1984

    Sherman Tank on the Beach 1984

    In August 1984 I heard that a Sherman tank had recently been raised off the seabed at Torcross. These pictures show the tank being cleaned to became a fixed monument on the beach.