A Cornish landscape

What else could I choose for illustrating something/somewhere that is dearly loved: Cornwall. With its endless coastal curves and wonderful industrial history that leaves a unique legacy on the landscape. The engine house. Daily Post Photo Challenge | Beloved

day four: December Sky

Returning home from an early evening stroll I happened to glance the sun setting through the opening of this barn, although it was the strange ladder-like construction at the side of the tower which really caught my eye and left me wondering ‘what?’ and ‘why?’ December’s #SquareSky challenge | Burning Barn

A Tall Ship

I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking, And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn…

cornwall in colours: red

Formerly the Town Hall (1871) and then a bank this unique building is now a museum. Located in Market Place, Marazion. A steep sprocketed lead roof with clock face to each side and iron balustrade with fleur-de-lys detail round a square flat roof and a weather vane over the middle.

tall ships and birthdays

A visit to Charlestown on my birthday last month revealed many changes since I was last there. Because the new series of Poldark has been filmed on many Cornish locations (including this one), visitors to the county have been encouraged to discover the sites for themselves. So the village was a lot busier, and although…

in a reflective mood

The clocks go back today (GMT), which means that sunset will be an hour earlier and as a consequence the evening will seem much longer. I hate this time of year when so often the days are gloomy too, making me want to hibernate until January when the days grow longer once again. Perhaps I…

ship-shape

This unusual combination of cables and cranes is used for wakeboarding I believe. Wakeboarding is a surface water sport which involves riding a wakeboard over the surface of a body of water. (Like water-skiing, but using a rectangular shaped board). Usually pulled by a motor-boat, here on Siblyback Lake on Bodmin Moor there is a…