Jan 102013

The wind may be whipping up a storm, but Mark Rowe is invigorated by the raw beauty of the North Devon coast.
The shipping forecast is not exactly uplifting as I park in the village of Mortehoe in North Devon. Lundy: cyclonic five or six. Sea state, rough. Rain. Visibility moderate, occasionally poor. View through car window: a bit damp and doubtful. Walking the coast around Christmas time always involves a roll of the dice, but I’m buried deep in layers of primary colour Gore-Tex, so I’m prepared for a walk that is likely to take a literal interpretation to the cliché of blowing away the cobwebs.
Read the whole thing on the Independent’s website.

  •  10 January 2013