Teignmouth Harbour

More pictures from Teignmouth, 23 March 2010. Looking from New Quay across to the Fish Quay, with Shaldon Bridge and the sheds …

The salting sun

Anybody searching Teignmouth for the ghost of John Keats is following a well-trodden path. Charles Causley wrote a poem inspired by his …

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 – 1894). Portrait by Girolamo Nerli, 1892. *  *  *  *  * I’ve recently finished reading Claire Harman’s …

Blackthorn

Blackthorn bushes growing beside the River Exe near Powderham.

River Exe near Turf Lock

The Turf Lock Hotel was built in 1827 at the mouth of the Exeter Ship Canal to provide accommodation for the lock …

Hazel

– The Hedges by this time are beginning to leaf – John Keats: Letter to B. R. Haydon – 8 April 1818

Back Beach

Teignmouth has a long tradition of shipbuilding, from at least the 17th century. By the turn of the 19th century there were …