Back in Devon…

Back in Devon, with a welcome of grey skies, wind and heavy rain, and a few moments to reflect on the week or so in France. It certainly was interesting for me, being the first time I’d been there since 2012, and that time the focus was it not only being my first time in … More Back in Devon…

Vallon de la Jarjatte

Another car outing, this time to Lus-la-croix-haute and Vallon de la Jarjatte – I’ve not ridden there as it’s a long dead-end road, but it’s very definitely worth a visit: still in the Drôme département, but the mountains in the craggy Dévoluy mould. There were thunderstorms possible in the forecast, but the sun (mostly) shone … More Vallon de la Jarjatte

Aucelon flowers

Yesterday’s outing was a trundle over col de Pennes towards Aucelon: on the southern side of the col is Pennes le sec, which gives a clue to the dryness of the terrain. I hadn’t planned to stop and snap the roadside flowers, but the variety of different plants on display stopped us in our tracks. … More Aucelon flowers