Saturday Sketches #4

Dry Dock and Abbey Warehouse, Penzance – coloured Pencil A large network of smugglers’ tunnels runs beneath Penzance, spanning out from the harbour to the Abbey Warehouse, the Turks Head and Admiral Benbow pubs on Chapel Street, and to Causewayhead and Market Jew Street. 

Saturday Sketches #1

To fill in the dreary winter months when my garden is not very exciting (and usually too wet to go out and find anything to photograph anyway) I am taking a break from the Six on Saturday meme. I am going to post some photos that have been taken on my phone and edited with…

butterfly art

Butterflies in my garden this year have been few and far between and mainly Large or Small Whites. Recently I spotted a Red Admiral and a Small Tortoiseshell, but not a single Painted Lady nor any Small Coppers. It’s been a relatively warm summer here in Cornwall, with none of the excessive heat found elsewhere…

the fanciful sea

(please click image to enlarge) Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #55 | Dreamy

Blue July | Day 21

Throughout the month of July, Becky (Queen of the Squares) is feeling blue. Ideal for me to showcase the most dominant colour of Cornwall in all its guises. Siren Blue Blue July: Day Twenty-one

Blue July | Day Seven

Throughout the month of July, Becky (Queen of the Squares) is feeling blue. Ideal for me to showcase the most dominant colour of Cornwall in all its guises. Cornish Blue Blue July: Day Seven

Thursday Special: Vernal

Cornwall is famous for its spring gardens, where magnolias and camellias bloom in February followed swiftly by snowdrops, primroses, azaleas, rhododendrons, bluebells and many other delights. Although I have visited Trelissick garden on the Fal river many times, it is always a joy to see what is flowering. This time I decided to play around…