Tag: Devon

  • Olives & Post-Punk

    Olives & Post-Punk

    One sunny afternoon in the life of Newton Abbot, from the market square to the clock tower…

  • 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.

  • Day 15: The End of the Journey

    Day 15: The End of the Journey

    Over 9 hours on the road and 475 miles covered. The end of a journey for me and my travelling companions. No photos today but here is a shot of the fabulous B&B we stayed in on the Isle of Skye.

  • 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.

  • Transport 2000

    Transport 2000

    Newton Abbot Festival of Transport was supposed to have been repeated but turned out to be a one-off. That’s a shame.