cornwall in colours: green

People often undervalue the effect that green foliage has in a garden. During the winter months having a few evergreen trees or shrubs can be so rewarding so perhaps try and make room for a few. There are thousands of shades of green ranging from the vivid limes of Euphorbia (Spurge)  to the olive-grey of…

cornwall in colours: acid yellow

On an early morning visit to St Ives I took a walk around the harbour looking for interesting objects to photograph. I loved this vibrant cheerful yellow rope for its colours, twists and texture.  It wasn’t a particularly warm morning and the sun was playing hide and seek, but it was so nice to be…

cornwall in colours: yellow

“Nature looks dead in winter because her life is gathered into her heart. She withers the plant down to the root that she may grow up again fairer and stronger” ~ Hugh Macmillan January Gold Feeling the need for a breath of fresh air we took a wander along the George V Memorial Walk last…

Six on Saturday | Penzance in the Pink

A short post this week because there is still not a lot to show from my own garden, although one or two bulbs are flowering such as Hyacinths and Scilla. More of those later once I have a few more to add to the list. I have however managed to get out in between the…

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.

cornwall in colours: red

it has been a while since we had any great sunsets here. Autumn and winter are the best times of the year. But a week ago I caught sight of the sun, heavily shrouded in fog, just before it descended below Trink Hill. Not often you can look directly into the sun.