in a reflective mood

The clocks go back today (GMT), which means that sunset will be an hour earlier and as a consequence the evening will seem much longer. I hate this time of year when so often the days are gloomy too, making me want to hibernate until January when the days grow longer once again. Perhaps I…

Red flag flying

There was no one in the sea on this bright day, despite some good surfing waves, and the lifeguards were patrolling the beach warning people to stay out of the water. At first we thought it was because of the very strong winds, but after discovering a Portuguese man-of-war on the sand we realised why…

Sea Foam

Daily Post Photo Challenge | scale

Praa Sands

Praa Sands is a beach about one and a half miles long on the south coast, between Porthleven and Marazion. I stayed there in a caravan with three of my four children back in 1991. We walked miles along the coastal footpath as I didn’t drive then and bus fares were very expensive. I was…

The Lighthouse

Yet another view of the Godrevy lighthouse. This time appearing in the distance along from Hayle beach.