Blue July | Day 19

Throughout the month of July, Becky (Queen of the Squares) is feeling blue. Ideal for me to showcase the most dominant colour of Cornwall in all its guises. Beachfront Blue Blue July: Day Nineteen

Blue July | Day Nine

Throughout the month of July, Becky (Queen of the Squares) is feeling blue. Ideal for me to showcase the most dominant colour of Cornwall in all its guises. Cyan and Prussian Blue Blue July: Day Nine

To the Lighthouse

Sea Pinks and Godrevy Lighthouse Armeria maritima, commonly known as thrift, sea thrift or sea pinks. Its neat carpet of evergreen leaves is topped with lollipops of candy-pink flowers from May to September.

Harbour View

In winter, the colours of Cornwall appear to be rather muted greys, white and yellow. But enchanting all the same. Yesterday I posted some photos from the harbour in St Ives, one of which was looking back up at the town which is built on the hillside. Some of you may have noticed an unusual…

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…

Cornish favourites: a lighthouse

The last shore station on the north coast of west Cornwall before reaching Land’s End, Pendeen lighthouse stands atop sheer cliffs on a headland below the village of Pendeen, between St Just and St Ives. Pendeen Watch lighthouse has been guiding ships through this area for over a hundred years, its fairly squat white tower measuring 17 metres. Leave the car…

Cornish favourites: Lizard Point

Lizard Point is the British mainland’s most southerly point. Where some of Britain’s oldest rocks twist serpent-like into the strong currents and tidal races. The promontory is the turning point of one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, and its jagged reefs have presented a hazard to mariners for thousands of years. (Source:…