Copper

Light reflected on the railings along the promenade in Penzance at sunset.

cornwall in colours: birthday blues

I might just have to go back to the shop and buy this sign. As I head into mid-autumn and winter approaches (not only in the meteorological seasons, but also in my age) I must get out more and start dancing in that rain, before it is too late.

the case of the disappearing lighthouse

I woke up to glorious sunshine and the bluest of blue skies today. Decided to nip over to Godrevy for a walk before the shops opened at 10:30 and see if the heather is blooming. Before I miss that too! I was not surprised to see a finger of fog or sea fret spilling in…

The Rites of Dionysus

From the first time I saw this back in 2006 I have been somewhat underwhelmed by it. Situated in the Mediterranean biome at the Eden Project, the ‘Rites of Dionysus’ is a sculpture by Tim Shaw, a sculptor from Cornwall who was born in Belfast. The installation draws inspiration from the accounts of the Bacchanal…

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…