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Ghost Ships, Busking and Sweet Chestnut

Ghost Ships featuring The Suitcase Singers

The show by  Yskynna started yesterday and I was part of it today Рthree 20 minute shows a day and free for anyone already in the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth. If you live nearby and have children to entertain this half term, the museum is fabulous and the production a treat!

After the second show, we went out busking for a while, collecting for our charities – ShelterBox and St Petroc’s.

Some of The Suitcase Singers singing Lower Lights

On our walk later on, we found lots of spiny casings from the Sweet Chestnut tree.

Sweet Chestnut casing

 

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Visitor, Tree and Gold

A visitor from next door was enjoying the sunshine in our garden this morning.

Enjoying the sunshine

I love this tree in the field at Trelissick where it overlooks the Carrick Roads and out to sea.

Ballerina Tree at Trelissick

We came across a gloriously golden tree as we went over the new bridge towards the Apple Orchard. Its label said ‘Carya Ovata’, not a tree that I had heard of.

Carya Ovata

 

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Rose, Blue Jay and Poster

Another glorious blue sky against which this peachy rose just glows.

Beauty

The Blue Jay was busy in the park we walked to this morning.

Blue Jay

At Paddington Station, to catch the train home after The March for a People’s Vote, we noticed this positive poster.

Found on Paddington Station

 
 

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Pooch, Sunflower and Rose

The pooch being taken along behind a bike today didn’t look too happy!

Dog in a trailer

A lonely Sunflower brightened up the day.

Sunflower and shadow

What a convoluted and pretty pink rose.

Pink rose

 
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Posted by on October 19, 2018 in environment, nature, Photography

 

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Pac Man, Jewels and Another Red Leaf

The LiveWires were delighted to see a Pac Man in my coffee!

Pac Man in my coffee

The multitude of Autumn leaves on the ground had the colours of jewels.

Jewel leaves

The veining on this leaf was especially beautiful.

Delicate veining

 

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Sketch, Cookie Cutters and A Leaf

We have had a sketch book of my Dad’s for many years and I thought I had taken out and given away the various sketches. I brought it down today so that the LiveWires can use the paper for their delightful drawings and discovered another of dad’s drawings, of Wheal Busy. My Dad was an author of children’s books and adult historical romances – a man of many talents.

Wheal Busy dated 4/vii/80

I sent for some new biscuit cutters so will have fun with the LiveWires making Autumn biscuits.

Biscuit cutters

A lovely Autumn leaf found on my walk today.

Red leaf

 

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Stone, Sky and Moon

On my walk today I found a heartstone.

Heartstone

We drove to Coverack this evening to see Darke Women, a delightful work, both touching and very funny. The evening sky was a pretty one.

On the way to Helston

The Moon when we came out of the Village Hall was just glorious.

Huge and just hanging over the hedge

 
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Posted by on October 14, 2018 in nature, Photography

 

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