Femmes de la Mer, Stone and Fireplace

13 Jun

This weekend sees the fabulous Sea Shanty Festival in Falmouth and we went over this afternoon especially to see Femmes de la Mer who are a bunch of wonderful women with whom I sing on Thursday mornings. Their singing was  just fabulous with lovely harmonies and drew the biggest crowd we saw all afternoon.

Femmes de la Mer singing sea shanties

Femmes de la Mer singing Sea Shanties

Here is a snippet of them singing before my battery died and I moved to my other camera.


After watching and listening to them we called in at a delightful little cafe, Ragamuffin, for coffee and the most scrumptious cakes. They made us very welcome and accommodated the pushchair with great courtesy.  The table markers were charming and ……

Table markers at Ragamuffin

Table markers at Ragamuffin

3   ….. the fireplace  just lovely.

Fireplace at Ragamuffin

Fireplace at Ragamuffin



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8 responses to “Femmes de la Mer, Stone and Fireplace

  1. Grannymar

    June 14, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    What a cheerful sound from Femmes de la Mer, it would set the toe-a-tapping!

  2. babyjill7...Marilyn Griffin

    June 14, 2015 at 2:19 pm

    that woke me up… such a hearty rendition…and I liked the table markers…being I have an artsy side!

  3. Cynthia

    June 14, 2015 at 1:18 pm

    Great singing… How fun that looks for the singers and for everyone lucky enough to watch ! Love that fireplace too

  4. on thehomefrontandbeyond

    June 14, 2015 at 1:04 pm

    me again- forgot to listen the first time–love love love the strength of their voices!

  5. on thehomefrontandbeyond

    June 14, 2015 at 1:02 pm

    you make me happy………….

  6. niasunset

    June 13, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    I loved these ladies, so beautiful Thank you dear Sally, love, nia

    • mybeautfulthings

      June 13, 2015 at 8:26 pm

      They are aren’t they and their singing is too. Thank you for calling in Nia,
      love, Sally

  7. dianasschwenk

    June 13, 2015 at 6:57 pm

    They sound great! <3
    Diana xo


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