Cornish Beaches: Praa Sands

Praa (pronounced pray) Sands is a mile-long, south-west-facing beach on the eastern edge of Mounts Bay, Cornwall, approximately 7 miles from Penzance and 5 miles from Helston. I holidayed there in a caravan park with three of my four children back in 1991. It now appears to be the site of luxury lodges. Despite only…

The Old Coach Road

Becky (the Queen of Squares) is dipping her toes back into blogging this month and encouraging us to get outside and take a few steps each day during November to help survive those endless grey days. And to share a photo or two while we are at it. Square of course. This week I am…

St Michael’s Mount

Becky (the Queen of Squares) is dipping her toes back into blogging this month and encouraging us to get outside and take a few steps each day during November to help survive those endless grey days. And to share a photo or two while we are at it. Square of course. Walking Squares

After the Rain (3)

Becky (the Queen of Squares) is dipping her toes back into blogging this month and encouraging us to get outside and take a few steps each day during November to help survive those endless grey days. And to share a photo or two while we are at it. Square of course. More shots from St…

After the Rain (2)

Becky (the Queen of Squares) is dipping her toes back into blogging this month and encouraging us to get outside and take a few steps each day during November to help survive those endless grey days. And to share a photo or two while we are at it. Square of course. More shots from St…

After the Rain (1)

Becky (the Queen of Squares) is dipping her toes back into blogging this month and encouraging us to get outside and take a few steps each day during November to help survive those endless grey days. And to share a photo or two while we are at it. Square of course. More shots from St…

Storm Clouds

Becky (the Queen of Squares) is dipping her toes back into blogging this month and encouraging us to get outside and take a few steps each day during November to help survive those endless grey days. And to share a photo or two while we are at it. Square of course. Walking Squares

Rainbow Blues

Becky (the Queen of Squares) is dipping her toes back into blogging this month and encouraging us to get outside and take a few steps each day during November to help survive those endless grey days. And to share a photo or two while we are at it. Square of course. Whilst in St Ives…

A Garden in Autumn

Not so long ago a garden had pretty much had its day by the end of summer. Decaying plants would be swept away and beds and borders tidied up for the winter. Now though gardens are being seen as places to visit at any time of the year and particularly in autumn when there are…

A Late September Stroll

The nice thing about September in Cornwall is that it is a little quieter on the roads, though on a sunny day the beach car parks can still get full quickly. Holiday-makers without children or with under school-age children tend to flock down here once the schools start back for the autumn term and there…