Behind the Magic ~ Sophronia’s Moors – Finishing School Insight

While I was in England I trotted down to Devon to visit my family and childhood stomping grounds but also to rove about Dartmoor. As you know, Gentle Reader, the Finishing School books partly take place in Dartmoor. (Or should I say: floating above it?) I thought you would like to see what the moor looks like.


If you aren’t already familiar with the place. I wonder if it’s how you imagined from my descriptions.

Moor (and tor to the right) from the road.
Another tor seen from the road


Marching up to Haytor


Haytor, different view ~  yes it does look like a massive cow pie


Gorse (yellow), heather (purple), ferns, and other vegetation


The beautiful moors, this is what I see in my head
Making friends


Classic moors stretching away

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  1. Jess said:

    I love the pictures! This is what I pictured, though with mostly longer grass like the flower picture above the pony.

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