Well, hasn’t it turned out to be a lovely day….it has in this part of the world anyway!
We went west today, down to Cape Cornwall – the only headland in England referred to as a ‘cape’ apparently. We used directions from iWalkcornwall.co.uk which, as always, were thorough with some very interesting information included. Didn’t stop us getting lost though…on the way back we got confused, took a wrong turn and ended up back on the coast path. Continue reading →
I’ve been reading my Medieval Flower Book by Celia Fisher which discusses how flower illustration was used in medieval herbals and manuscripts, and gives masses of interesting information about the uses – and abuses of flowers – in those days. It’s an informative history of flowers as they are portrayed in medieval art and beautifully illustrated too!
Despite the grey clouds and threatening rain I decided to venture up to the woods to see how the bluebells were coming along. I was not disappointed! It was astonishing to see the carpet of vivid blue amongst the trees – so difficult to capture on camera, but there are lots of photos here anyway! Continue reading →
Another walk from the very useful iwalkCornwall website today (www.iwalkCornwall.co.uk) starting from the strangely named Hell’s Mouth where, fortunately there is a very nice cafe serving yummy lemon cake! Continue reading →
Lovely day today…..lovely walk as well. Another one from the iwalkCornwall website (www.iwalkCornwall.co.uk ). It was tough but had all you could want ….stone circles, rock climbing, pebble hopping (!), birds, flowers, reptiles, sea views, coastal paths, woodland, and farmland with fenced in cows. Continue reading →