Saturday Sketches #14

“Pickle Jar” Corner  and Fishing Boat, Hayle Harbour – coloured pencil sketch

Hayle Harbour

SS 679: Dolly Pentreath a St Ives mackerel driver was the first new lugger in Cornwall for more than 60 years and is owned and was built by Norman Leity between January and May 1993. Norman’s son Mike works her out of St. Ives as a charter boat for fishing trips and occasional trips to Brittany….

Hayle Harbour

I found this wonderful old girl in Hayle’s shipyard and was immediately in love with the rust, the peeling paint, the decay.

The Buoys are having a Party!

On the rare occasion this month when the sun has been shining during our shopping trips in Hayle I have taken the opportunity to have a little walk around the south quay just to see what’s happening. Last week I was fascinated by all the buoys on this fishing boat. It looked like they were…

Christmas Baubles Not Necessary

St Ives harbour beach at a very low tide showing how you can walk on the sand around to Porthminster beach . What must it be like to live in one of those clifftop houses?

Blue July | Day 16

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. Cobalt Blue Blue July: Day Sixteen