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Paddling, Painting and Sculpting

Off to St Mawes again today for lunch with my brother and his wife and our youngest daughter, her partner and LiveWire No 4. Paddling and ice creams were the things of choice in the heatwave that is now blowing across the UK.

I enjoyed watching an artist on the road with his palette, painting, I think, one of the pretty cottages but not the sea.

At the beginning of June it was Open Studios and we visited a Woodland Sculpture Garden where I fell in love with a beautiful piece, ‘Finger Labyrinth.’   It has not left my mind and I have pictured it in our garden. Today we went back and bought it and it is now exactly where I had envisioned it and it is perfect.  The garden was great fun for LiveWire No 3 who made her own sculptures.

 

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Woodland Sculpture Garden

Join us on our delightful stroll around the Woodland Sculpture Garden at Salena Stamps where the works of Peter Boex are around every corner. Click on any photo in the gallery for a larger view.

 

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Garden, Glass and the Beach

After coming to singing with me this morning, I let LiveWire No 3 loose with my camera in the garden and she took some beauties. This is my favourite.

Muker, the copper crow

Both youngsters finished off their glass shooting stars this afternoon.

Shooting stars

And, of course, we went to the beach later in the afternoon for another session of dam building and stream diverting.

Having fun

 

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Dogs, Lunch and Cake

As I was on my way to our market in Redruth this morning, I saw that three little dogs had been tied up to our wonderful Welly Dogs and it amused me.

Tinners’ Hounds by David Kemp

I met the lovely Mr S for lunch today at The Warehouse in Penryn. We had the most delicious meal from the Brunch menu – Potato and Onion Hash and a Garlic Mushroom with a Fried Duck’s Egg!

Brunch

We bought cake to take home for afternoon tea!

Courgette Cake – also delicious

 

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Kalettes, A Tea-Cup and A Song for You

We are enjoying our fresh greens and purples – our Kalettes. I cook them briefly in garlic butter and the water they were washed in – and they are delicious. Thanks to our allotment friends for giving us the baby plants.

Kalette

One of our Christmas presents was a freestanding tea cup pouring liquid into a splash. It’s a 3D printed piece based on a Bobby Duke original and we love it.

Tea cup

This song came my way today and pleased me greatly. I want to learn it! Given the crazy politics in our country, we do indeed ‘need each other now.’

 

 
 

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Statue, Acacia and Cake

Reading outside the greengrocer’s

Acacia

Millionaire’s shortbread

 
 

Sculpture, Angel and A Poem

Outside the bank in Truro we came across a sculpture. I need to find out more about it.

Metal work soldier to commemorate 100 years since the end of the Great War

The lights are on in the City of Truro.

Christmas Angel in Truro

The following very moving poem came my way and I have permission to share it. It is one of the ‘ghost generation’ in the sculpture above.

Eternity by Kim Ridgeon

If only no-one could see the borders, whether from outer space on here on our blue planet. Thank you for this, Kim and Jean for introducing me to it.

 

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