Tandem, Weather Vane and Decoupage

25 Aug

On our way back from town, we came upon two young neighbours trying out the family tandem for the first time and what an enjoyable time they were having.

Having fun

Walking around Newlyn before going to see Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman at the Newlyn Filmhouse, we spotted a lovely weathervane.

Weather vane in Newlyn

In the cafe upstairs, before the film, we were both taken by the decoupage on the tables.


The film, by the way, is stunning,  offering an unflinching, true-life examination of race relations in 1970s America that is just as frighteningly relevant in today’s tumultuous world.


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4 responses to “Tandem, Weather Vane and Decoupage

  1. ksbeth

    August 27, 2018 at 7:48 pm

    I agree- I’d say a bit ironic than comedic and upsetting knowing that it was real

    • mybeautfulthings

      August 28, 2018 at 9:34 am

      I’m in total agreement. The end scenes re Charlottesville were particularly shocking as the BBC didn’t show anything of the real violence and underplayed the shocking reality.

  2. ksbeth

    August 25, 2018 at 9:17 pm

    I love the tandem bikers and the film was very powerful

    • mybeautfulthings

      August 27, 2018 at 6:40 pm

      I heard it spoken of as a comedy and there were some funny moments but gritty tension filled drama describes it better for me. 🙂


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