Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Fifty Shades of Nighttime Grey; Walking the Somerset Levels

FIFTY SHADES OF NIGHTTIME GREY;

 WALKING THE SOMERSET LEVELS 

The Somerset Moors
BY NINA MILTON


A new blog post from Nina is featured on the Crime Readers  Association website, posted
7th January 2015 by  in Crime Readers' Updates | 0 comments
Have you ever walked the Somerset Levels at night? I have, purely for research purposes, and it was a scary experience. On the night I took my walk, charcoal clouds were scuttling across the sky. The quarter moon and the thick, milky covering of stars played hide and seek. Everything was grey…prickly hedges…reed beds…looming trunks of ancient willows…all shades of grey. As I walked the farmland paths, it was hard to spot the channels of water bordering each field. Several times I came up sharp to find myself staring down into reeking, stagnant ditches or canals brim full and squelchy at the edge. I battled on, my torch spotlighting my map, taking the wooden bridges in a zigzag route towards my destination.
I was heading for the peatbogs…

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