Cornish favourites: Barbara Hepworth Sculpture Garden

“Finding Trewyn Studio was a sort of magic’, wrote Barbara Hepworth. ‘Here was a studio, a yard and garden where I could work in open air and space.” I’m not going to say much about this place as I think you will enjoy reading my impressions of this garden following my visit in 2015. View…

Cornish beaches: Porthmeor

One of four spectacular white sand beaches in St Ives, Porthmeor is the southern-most beach protected by the ‘island’ (which is not an island) with St Nicholas Chapel on top and opposite the Tate Modern art museum. The area is famous for the loft studios still used by the many artists which St Ives draws…

Cornish beaches: Porthkidney

Porthkidney Sands is a north-facing beach at the mouth of the Hayle Estuary that lies just two miles from the picturesque harbour town of St Ives. Backed by sand dunes and the golf course the beach is dog friendly all year: however dogs are required to be kept on a lead on the footpath leading from St Uny…

Seeking Pasties…

I thought it was time I posted another St Ives seagull. This herring gull was posing outside the Tate Modern, casting his/her eyes over the lovely Porthmeor beach where a few hardy folk were strolling in the rather fresh breeze.

Soft Sunset

You never know what you’ll get when the sun sets. Driving home along the north Cornish coast there was a bright orange splash in the sky, but by the time we had parked up at Godrevy, the sun had long gone and the clouds clustered along the horizon so all we were left with was…

cornwall in colours: red

I waited patiently for the lady in the red jacket to walk past the lady with the red hair. Only after I had taken the shot did I see all the other reds in the photo!