Author Archives: Dave Morton


2016 North Devon Calendar

In time for our summer visitors at The Old Bakery/Paul’s Place I have produced my 2016 North Devon Calendar. I sell these calendars in aid of our charitable trust Paul’s Fund and in order to […]

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Mt Kenya 2013

Well, we made it! 42 years after firstly climbing Mt Kenya as an 18 year old, I returned with two very special friends of our son Paul. Rachael and Jo were brilliant companions on this […]

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Mt Kenya Sponsored Trek

After a busy summer I’m getting very excited about an up and coming trip to Africa  in December that has special significance. Back in 1971 as an 18 year old I was on my gap […]

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June 2013

Although the heatwave had not yet arrived, we enjoyed some lovely days in June and many of the   spring flowers lingered longer than normal after the cold weather. Our village shop had a makeover with […]

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May 2013

With a predominantly northerly wind, May 2013 has not exactly been the warmest of Mays, but it has produced some stunningly beautiful sunny days with crystal clear air. And unusually those sunny days have actually […]

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Paul’s Birthday

Today is Paul’s birthday. He would have been 24. Paul was 19 when he died from a brain tumour in November 2008. He had been diagnosed in February the previous year when studying for his […]

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April 2013

April brought some beautiful bright sunny days even if it was somewhat cold! Although that delayed the emergence of Spring, the daffodils seemed to thrive and last longer than usual. This picture was taken at […]

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Glen Shiel April 2013

In April a friend and I spent a week staying at Ratagan Youth Hostel on Loch Duich in the Scottish Highlands. Despite some very wet and windy days we enjoyed some great walks and climbed […]

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Early Spring Photos

Problems with uploading photos has delayed me posting some photos from March 2013 which provided some wonderful clear, crisp days and a dusting of snow one morning. Winter and early Spring are quiet in this […]

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Surfing Croyde

Amazing surf today and glorious sunshine! Mind you, plenty of surfers being wiped out by the big waves! More to come this week but a  bit smaller which will suit the less experienced.

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