cornwall in colours: glas

The sea is never one colour. But in Cornish there is a single word, glas, which can capture all the colours of the water: blue, green, pale grey. [gla:z (M); glæ:z (L)] – blue, green, grey. Cornish is perhaps most closely related to Welsh and Breton languages. Omniglot

Cornwall in Colours

I don’t often go to the beach during the summer, but my youngest son and family paid us a visit in early July and we met up at Godrevy for lunch and a wander on the beach. It was a beautiful day with barely a whisper of a cloud in sight. Later on in the…

the fanciful sea

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


A coruscating sea. St Ives Bay  looking across to Trencrom Hill and Carbis Bay from Godrevy Point

Sea Fog

This young boy reminded me of my young grandson in the way he solemnly surveyed the sea on one of the coastal foggy days recently.

The Shining

More ‘ant’ people and a couple of ‘ant’ dogs enjoying the sun at Porthtowan’s beach last week. And one of my favourite shots of sun sparkling on the water.


Come on in, the water is beautiful… Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #9 | Action