It’s my birthday and what a lovely day I am having – special breakfast, cards and presents, phone calls, lunch and birthday shopping in Penzance, a very sociable gathering next door and Duck dinner to come! (And just as I was writing this, two beautiful friends called in – more joy!)
Origami earrings from P&V in Atlanta
The Admiral Benbow
On the roof
Beautiful front door in Penzance , note the bend in the metal grid so that the handle can be reached
In the harbour
Clown seen in the supermarket. The wearer gave permission for the photos.
Earrings by Sarah Watson of St Ives, bought in the Light House gallery, Penzance
Owl lamp, delightful present from Sue
Happy New Year to all my readers! May the coming year bring you happiness, friendship and peace. 🙂
My morning was spent happily with the couple whose Wedding Ceremony I am conducting tomorrow and then we set off to Marazion to hunt for pretty pebbles and sea glass. We found some lovely pebbles but only one piece of sea glass. On the beach, a family’s picnic towel and stuff were being guarded by a monster Teddy Bear.
Teddy Bear guard
It was a fabulous warm sunny day and there were dozens of people enjoying the beach.
One of our Christmas cards was a do-it-yourselves row of bunting which I put together yesterday and we love it.
In my last glass class I made a Christmas present for our lovely neighbour but couldn’t show you then as she reads the blog. The tree is only about 8cms tall. We always have drinks and mince pies together in our kitchen on Christmas Eve and exchange presents.
Christmas tree for Sue
I love how the candles and the lights are reflected in the window.
Happy Christmas to all my Dear Readers all over the world! ! Nadelik Lowen – Happy Christmas in Cornish .
We went to Penzance to do some shopping after saying goodbye to a very dear friend of the family about whom I have written many times. It was a lovely ceremony which summed up her beautiful character very well. RIP Dear Margaret. In Penzance my eye was caught by the small electric boxes up and down Market Jew Street. Looking them up, I think they are called feeder boxes. I love how they have been individualised.
Watch out for seagulls stealing your ice-cream
The Egyptian House
We hadn’t realised that today was the Montol Festival when we set off for Penzance. We did know that it was Winter Solstice….. What a magnificent parade that was! Click on any photo for the caption and more detail.
On her way to the start
The parade begins
The violin player
On the way home, St Michael’s Mount rose out of the mist.