Tag Archives: Glastonbury Tor

Observation

Viewing a situation from a different perspective is sometimes the only way to see the way forward.

Reaching out for a new viewpoint, you can identify the solutions to problems and the route you should take.

Soar like an eagle, and get the bird’s eye view that you need.


Wearyall Panorama

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Something a bit different today, to wrap up the month.

I’ve posted a couple of panoramic shots before on CKPonderings, as a test of my iPhone’s photographic capability, and was impressed with the results.

So, on my one-a-day a week or so ago, I thought I would try it out again.

Somerset – the Summer Lands – is, in the main, a flat, low lying county, but at the eastern edge of the levels lies the Isle of Avalon. In old English, the Island of Apples was so named because of the orchards lining its hills and one hill, Glastonbury Tor, stood out as a beacon in the inland sea.

Wearyall Hill (or Wirral Hill) runs down from the Tor, and provides an ideal platform from which to view the landmark and the moors beside it.

From the bench I was sitting on, in the late sunshine of a spring day, the views were spectacular.


Perspectives

How we view life is all about the perspective we see it from.

2+2=4, but so does 1+3 and 3+1.

One result of the coronavirus lockdown is that we are stuck indoors with family members. Another result of the coronavirus lockdown is that we have the opportunity to spend time with our loved ones in a way we never have before.

Another result of the virus is that we have to queue for ages outside the supermarket, waiting to get in. However, this gives us an opportunity to stand and do nothing – or perhaps converse with those around us – providing us with time we would otherwise not have had.

Glastonbury Tor is a hill that stands 518 feet (158 m) above the surrounding moors, but is tiny when seen against the immensity of a clear blue spring sky.


May’s Mass Observation Project is coming up, so take a photograph based that sums up the theme COLOUR to you, however you want to interpret it.

  • Email the image to adayinphotographs@outlook.com by Thursday 30th April 2020.
  • Images should be a maximum of 650 pixels wide.
  • Include your name, website/blog address and a short note about the image, including where it was taken.
  • Come back and see the results on Sunday 3rd May!