The Trelissick Man and The Men of the Trees

Sunday, 13th September 2015

Hello

Firstly – welcome to new readers!

Mr RR and I took a trip to Trelissick for a look at the gardens, and found the hydrangeas, which are not really my favourite plants, looking lovely, especially the amazing Hydrangea peniculata ‘Burgundy Lace’ which is blooming in the round border outside of the house.  If I was going to buy a hydrangea, this would definitely be the one! Continue reading

Tramping around Trelissick

Wednesday, 1st July 2015

Well, its July people!

I was just counting up the walking weeks since January – I’m exactly halfway through the walking year – the 26th week of walking. That means by the end of this week I should have walked 520 miles to keep on target.  So far I’ve walked 451 miles.  Hmmm…..just a little bit behind!

So…a bit of catching up to do if I’m to complete the 1000 miles in a year.  I have to confess, it may not happen.  There’s such a lot going on at the moment that it’s getting difficult to fit in the miles.

However, I’ve learnt so much since I started.  I can identify loads of wild flowers ( I do sometimes annoy Mr RR by testing him while we’re out walking!), some butterflies and insects and I’m getting better on the birds.  I’m not much good on trees though – watch this space!

Today we wandered around the River Fal at Trelissick, found some tracks we hadn’t walked on before and saw a heron – which, as you know, is one of my favourites: Continue reading

Dog walkers and oyster dredgers..

Monday, 6th April 2015 (Day 1, week 14)

Aiming for 1000 miles in one year

Total so far: 276.2 miles (4.7 miles this week)


Hello!

Well – what a lovely day it is today.  We went for a walk around the Trelissick Estate taking in the Fal Estuary and Lamouth Creek along with about 3 million dog walkers!! Continue reading