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John Harris, Tregellas Tapestries, and Seed Heads

04 Apr

1   We were in the Cornish Studies Library in Redruth today to see the exhibition about John Harris, Cornish Miner and Poet. It was fascinating to read about his life and his works.

John Harris

John Harris

 

2   When in the library, I always love looking at The Tregellas tapestries. I wrote about some of the others (there are 58 beautiful pieces in total) here. Here are three more. Click on any photo for more detail.

 

3   Walking back up from town, (which I did with ease today, three months on from my Total Hip Replacement – my diary can be found here), I noticed a couple of beautiful seed heads.

 

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15 responses to “John Harris, Tregellas Tapestries, and Seed Heads

  1. makagutu

    April 5, 2015 at 6:34 am

    wishing you well and hope you will be running some day soon

     
  2. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    April 4, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    glad to hear your hip is doing so well…and that you had such a nice outing…I believe it’s all that walking you do that helps the most!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 4, 2015 at 10:24 pm

      I think you are right. I am still doing the exercises and building up the walking. I shall really feel I am right again when I can do a coastal walk! 🙂

       
  3. M E Cheshier

    April 4, 2015 at 8:27 pm

    What a great place to visit! John Harris’s work sounds amazing. Thanks for the post!

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      April 5, 2015 at 10:17 am

      The library is fascinating and full of resources for local history researchers. There are regular different exhibitions. 🙂

       
      • M E Cheshier

        April 5, 2015 at 8:24 pm

        Sounds like a great place to visit!

         
        • mybeautfulthings

          April 6, 2015 at 6:37 am

          Always something to learn. 🙂

           
          • M E Cheshier

            April 6, 2015 at 6:40 am

            You are so right. And the day I think I know everything will be the day I know Nothing!

             
          • mybeautfulthings

            April 6, 2015 at 8:09 am

            Absolutely! 🙂

             
          • M E Cheshier

            April 6, 2015 at 4:35 pm

            Double 🙂

             
  4. creativityandfamily

    April 4, 2015 at 8:25 pm

    Glad to hear the hip is doing so well! 🙂

     

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