Winter in St Ives

I love St Ives. It is such a pretty little harbour-side town with three fabulous sandy beaches and exquisite turquoise water. Unfortunately I am not the only one to love it and most months of the year it is virtually impossible to move along the narrow winding streets  – and forget about parking your car…

Winter Sunlight in Penzance Harbour

Albert Pier – Penzance Harbour December 2018. For someone who is a terrible sailor I have a keen interest in boats and anything nautical from a photography point of view. There are just so many interesting ‘things’ on a boat – my favourite ones are those that aren’t bobbing up and down – like these…

WPC: Distractions

I am trying to take more landscape or seascape photos, but whenever I am near a harbour and see the boats I get distracted by the minutiae of all things nautical. Daily Post Photo Challenge | distractions

What are the Cornish boys to do?

Well Cornish lads are fishermen, and Cornish lads are miners too, but when the fish and tin are gone, what are the Cornish boys to do? ~ Roger Bryant, traditional Cornish songwriter I have published quite a few posts about the miners of Cornwall so here is a view of the fishing industry at Newlyn. A…