Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Draw of Botallack Mine

Botallack Mine, Cornwall, United Kingdom. While deciding on a winter holiday destination, I came across a photograph of Botallack Mine in a tourism magazine. That was it. My husband and I were going to Cornwall. As it turned out, our visit … Continue reading

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Labyrinth at St Michael’s Mount

Labyrinth at St Michael’s Mount, Marazion, Cornwall, United Kingdom. My husband and I arrived at Marazion in the late afternoon, hoping to enjoy St Michael’s Mount in the fading light. Our plan was to visit the Mount on another day, but … Continue reading

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The Colors of Sennen Cove

Sennen Cove, Cornwall, United Kingdom. I saw a photograph of Sennen Beach in a Cornwall tourism magazine. The location called to me, but when I arrived at the beach, I was a bit let down. It’s not that the beach … Continue reading

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Wherever You Need One…

British red telephone boxes are ubiquitous. Here’s one practically in the middle of nowhere on the coastal road somewhere between St Ives and St Just, Cornwall, United Kingdom. It’s a comfort to see, I think.

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Bedruthan Steps at Sunset

Bedruthan Steps, Cornwall, United Kingdom (Feb. 2013).

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Welcome to Tintagel

Door to Tintagel Castle, Cornwall, United Kingdom. After hiking up cliff-clinging, adrenaline-inducing stairs, which reach far above the Cornish coast, an arched doorway to Tintagel Castle’s Island Courtyard and Great Hall ruins awaits. Pass through and be greeted by flat … Continue reading

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Bedruthan Beach Sunset

Sunset at Bedruthan Beach, Cornwall, United Kingdom. The hubster and I had a splendid holiday in Southern Cornwall and were so fortunate to have sunny weather. We were treated to two spectacular sunsets, including this one at Bedruthan Beach. Soon … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Valentines

May we all be so lucky. And may love be in all our hearts on this Valentine’s Day.

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Nostalgic Cherry Blossoms

Yesterday’s post included a number of photos of cherry blossoms. I almost included this one, but it wasn’t quite right, so I played with it until I got something I really liked. At that point, it didn’t seem to fit … Continue reading

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Early Birds and Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (February 2013). I took my camera with me today to see what I might see and, happily, I came upon a bird standing very still among leafless stalks and dead leaves. It cocked its head, … Continue reading

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