in a twist

The Maze at Glendurgan Gardens, Helford River is full of twists and turns. Daily Post Photo Challenge | Twisted

leaving on a jet plane

As the sun moves further towards the west the view from my house changes. Always the clouds catch my eye, now the tree on the hill takes the place of Roger’s folly which dominated my winter sunsets. Soon, even the tree will no longer be in sight.  And on this March evening, a jet plane…

up on the hill

I have been neglecting ‘my’ hill for months having obsessed over it during my first year of living down here. Last year Godrevy lighthouse became the object of my obsession and so far this year I haven’t found anything to usurp the lighthouse. Last week we had a brief interlude of a day without rain…

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

and now the year is over…

Another year in Cornwall comes to an end. It has been an unusual year with family illnesses, a redundancy and visits from all the grandchildren, including the three who live in Australia. We didn’t quite manage to get them all together at the same time, but 6 out of 7 wasn’t bad. Spring was a…

Eden Project | Tropical Biome

If you go down to the Eden Project these days you will find that there have been quite a few changes since it first opened on 17 March 2001, not least being the Treetop Rainforest Canopy Walkway which opened in June 2013. This was extended in 2017 to include a new Weather Maker section where…

cornwall in colours: yellow

Taking a daily stroll along the country lanes near home can lead to some unusual photographs, or maybe that should read, finding the ordinary in extraordinary light. Daily Post Photo Challenge | serene