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Potager Garden, Cornflower and Three Choirs on a Ferry

09 Jun

1  We went to the beautiful Potager Garden, Constantine, to meet a friend, to play and to have lunch. We wandered all over the place exploring, noting landmarks so that we could find our way back and hunting dragons. It’s a magical place for children (and their adults!)

Having adventures at Potager Garden

Jake in the meadow at Potager garden

Lunch was absolutely delicious, as always. Lots of the food is grown right there in the gardens. All the food is cooked freshly on the premises and is a treat for the eyes as well as for the taste buds!

Having lunch in the Potager Garden cafe

Fritatta and salad

Ploughman’s with Cornish Blue Cheese

Tabitha escaping from the cafe!

2  There were flowers in abundance and Jake spotted the bee on the cornflowers.

Cornflower with Bumble Bee

3  This evening I’ve been to sing with the Three Choirs on a Ferry. All three of Claire Ingleheart’s choirs, about 100 of us, sang first in the courtyard in Trelissick Gardens and then we all, including our audience of about 200, walked down the hill to the King Harry Ferry where the choirs went on board, the audience on the slip way and we sang for an hour and were much appreciated by the friendly crowd which included KJ and Lucy, which was really lovely for me. Just as we finished we were all delighted to hear the beautiful sound of a pair of owls hooting to each other.

 

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13 responses to “Potager Garden, Cornflower and Three Choirs on a Ferry

  1. niasunset

    June 11, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    So beautiful… As if I was there too… 🙂 but sure, you have almost finished the food! I couldn’t taste them…. Thank you dear Sally, I loved all these photographs, love, nia

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      June 11, 2012 at 4:13 pm

      I’m glad you felt as if you were there having adventures with us! 🙂

       
  2. Promenade Claire

    June 10, 2012 at 10:01 pm

    It sounded like a magical evening, and what a wonderful setting!

     
  3. Flowerpot

    June 10, 2012 at 9:21 am

    I must go to Potager it looks wonderful! And wasnt ita magical evening? Im shattered now but it was well worth it! xxx

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      June 10, 2012 at 12:30 pm

      It was a wonderful evening! The weather was kind and we sang like angels!

      Potager really is wonderful! Let’s meet there for lunch one day and Molls can come too! xx

       
  4. Shelagh

    June 10, 2012 at 8:26 am

    Finally home and catching up with everything. Potager on the list but too many things to do in 12 days! next time. Watched KHF concert but couldn’t pick you or Sue out, too dark. Was that a GIANT WAVE for the Ferriers that I saw?

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      June 10, 2012 at 12:33 pm

      Yes, Potager must be on your list for next time. I really can’t recommend it highly enough! As you walk through the entrance, the world lifts from your shoulders and you are relaxed !
      And, yes! That was a massive cheer for the Ferrymen who stayed on late and then, at the end of the concert even put on a special go-home ferry for those who had come from the Roseland side! Brilliant! 🙂
      🙂

       
  5. Don

    June 10, 2012 at 8:09 am

    Something I really miss about England is the gardens. Just to walk through them is an absolute tonic.

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      June 10, 2012 at 8:36 am

      I agree. Heligan is next on our plan. You do have very beautiful coastline though! 🙂

       
  6. Choc Chip Uru

    June 10, 2012 at 12:53 am

    I am so thrilled you had a wonderful time in the gardens my friend 😀
    Charming and with full appreciation of nature!

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      June 10, 2012 at 6:56 am

      It’s the loveliest and most natural garden, full of delights! 🙂

       
  7. on thehomefrontandbeyond

    June 9, 2012 at 11:33 pm

    I look forward to your posts everyday – what a great thing you do – finding wonderful things in your life to share with the rest of us – and you always have great stories and explanations

    I particularly like the way you referred to “children and their adults”

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      June 10, 2012 at 6:56 am

      So glad you are enjoying my three things. I really enjoy choosing three things every day to write about. Thank you for your lovely comments. 🙂

       

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