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DAT528 - 1846 hours

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19:00

An old old blue coach crawls up the hill at 20 miles an hour, collecting irate motorists.

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DAT527 - 1803 hours

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18:00

Stop me and buy one.


The ice cream wagon from the top car park heads off to visit his mate down in the lower car park, then they both go home.

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DAT523 - 1453 hours

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15:00

Marielle! Marielle - you stay there! Don't you go NEAR your sister 'till she's come down from there!


I can't jump across there?

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DAT514 - 0657 hours

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07:00

Alone again. No people, no cars, just birdsong, granite and sunlight.

DAT525 - 1714 hours

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17:00

Winds-up!

More visitors going downhill than uphill by now, encouraged by windswept clouds tearing across the sky.

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DAT516 - 0917 hours

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09:00

The first climbers have arrived. Broken clouds moving in from the west. A group of cyclists make their way slowly up the road.

Getting hot out of the wind.

DAT519 - 1105 hours

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11:00

A skirmish line of crows stalks around the base of the tor, investigating the ground.

"No, I don't think I should, I might never get down again."

DAT522 - 1355 hours

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14:00

The post-lunch crowd arrive, puffing slightly - but that's mostly because it's got so warm in the sun. Some of the visitors shoot panoramas from the top.

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DAT513 - 0600 hours

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06:00

Almost everyone has gone, now that it's full daylight. A scattering of cars in the car park.

DAT524 - 1551 hours

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16:00

From sunny to overcast. Not so many people sitting around chatting. While butterflies dance, a family decide not to go any further up.

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