Flowers and Godolphin

I love roadside flowers, and Cornwall was looking very pretty with it’s part stone / part earth walls. We caught it just right – red campion, bluebells, vetch, gorse, lots of thrift (one of my favourites), cow parsley and several things I couldn’t identify. This batch also includes a few pics from Godolphin, a National…

Paddling against the wind

A little paddle from Fowey. We hired a double kayak in town with a plan to get to Lostwithial. The wind, straight on our nose, had other ideas. We pootled round the harbour first and then headed upriver on the incoming tide. There was plenty of flow, but the wind held us back, and was…

Harbour

Porthleven Harbour in Cornwall. It has an unusual double harbour. The water goes right out and you can walk on the sand – by high tide you would be under 10 ft of water! It was a nice place, with a relaxed vibe. Nice coffee and nice fish – what more could you want…

Gunwalloe and Rinsey

Some pics from two beaches in Cornwall – the first Gunwalloe. It wasn’t a sunny day but it was atmospheric with it’s moody blues, with a touch of pink on the horizon. Andy associates this as Gunwalloe-in-the-rain due to a trip in the 1970s when it poured with rain and his family sat in their…

Falmouth footprints

Falmouth for work (couple of weeks ago), but a pleasure really. Managed to have little paddle at 6.30pm although the water was fairly chilly – I only got up to my ankles! But a beautiful day – all those lovely blues. I like Falmouth – it has a nice vibe. Friendly, artsy, boaty – lots…

Work Trip / Devon & Cornwall

A trip down to the west country, first along the old South Devon railway route, designed by Brunel to Plymouth. You run so close to the shore you can almost touch the water. The rolling stock is old, so you can still pull down the windows and lean out (carefully) for a few shots:  …