If this is Tuesday it must be Somerset

Tuesday 31st May and we left Devon. In Somerset the National Trust Rangers wear surplus B&Q tee-shirts, you can spot them easily in our group shot taken at a viewpoint after a day of dragging and burning laurel. The laurel was planted to provide cover for pheasants, when the wood was managed by a local shoot. Now the NT have got it back they are trying to increase biodiversity, and the first step is to eradicate the oppressive and invasive laurel.
But by golly it don’t half burn.

At Webber's Post looking towards Dunkery Beacon (them, not me)

Burning Laurel - the oil content of the leaves causes them to snap, crackle and roar.

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