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Trellissick, Bark and Stone Skimming

A lovely windy walk today down to the little beach at Trelissick as the gardens were closed because of the high winds. Live Wire T learned to skim stones. I loved this bark on an old tree stump.

The drive home.

 
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Posted by on October 23, 2016 in Beauty, Cornwall

 

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One Sheep, A Windmill and Another Lane

After a morning working in the garden, we went back to one of the nurseries we had visited yesterday, driving again through lovely Cornish countryside. Here is a lone windmill, a lone sheep on a hill and us alone on a narrow Cornish lane with Bluebells and Pink Campions. All photos taken from the moving car. Peace and love to you all.

Lone sheep on the hill

Lone sheep on the hill

Single windmill

Single windmill

Cornish lane

Cornish lane

 

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Plant a Tree for Hope and A Gallery of Beauty

My blog is for the Beautiful Things that I find around me every day and I have found some, of which more later. We have spent the day driving in our beautiful county of Cornwall, looking for a tree to plant in our garden, not in memory of someone we have lost but in the name of hope for the future, despite the fact that  we are to have a Conservative government for another five years. So much of our social fabric has been destroyed over the last five years that first thing this morning, all we all felt was despair but we have to bounce back, organise and care for each other. In the words of a friend “It’s a perfect opportunity to practise loving kindness, compassion, service, smiling and being kind – even in adverse circumstances.”

Now, a gallery of today’s beauty. Click on any photo for detail or the caption. All these things have made me smile.

 

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Friends, Dessert and A Cornish Lane

1   What good advice this is and today we have taken it!

Spend your days with those who love you

Spend your days with those who love you

2   We all had lunch in Porthleven and this was our dessert, Chocolate Brownie with Cherries and Pistachio Ice-cream. It was utterly delicious as was the rest of the meal.

Dessert at The Square, Porthleven

Dessert at The Square, Porthleven

3   Driving home through Cornish lanes with the sun streaming through the tress was another delight.

Cornish lane

Cornish lane

 

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Cornish Lane, Door Knocker and Classes Booked

1   The lane we walk down to town is a mass of Spring growth – Bluebells, Ragged Robin, Three Cornered Leek, Fiddleheads on two kinds of Fern and fresh green Nettle growth.

The lane down to town

The lane down to town

2   This delightful door knocker made from a small trowel caught my attention in Falmouth.

Delightful door knocker

Door knocker and shadow

3   We were in Falmouth to book our Sailing Classes. Sadly they are booked up until the end of May but then we do our two day RYA Level 1 course!

 
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Posted by on April 28, 2014 in Beauty, nature, photography

 

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Bluebell Lane, Broccoli and A Very Big Moon

1   Had a beautiful drive down a little Cornish lane lined with drifts of bluebells.

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2  Made a simple supper with beautiful purple sprouting broccoli a la Spring Simplicity but I left out the garlic because of tomorrow’s wedding and added some very crisply fried bacon – delicious! Thank you, Promenade Plantings for the inspiration.

Purple sprouting broccoli

3   The moon tonight is full and looks huge! I’m told that’s because it’s closer to the Earth than usual. It is certainly very beautiful.

 

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