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…

Blue July | Day 31

And so we come to the end of the July Blues, Becky (Queen of the Squares) has been the ideal hostess, as usual, and will probably want to have a long lie down in a darkened room for a while. If you want to see what everyone else has been posting then please have a…

Blue July | Day 30

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. Glaucous Blue Blue July: Day thirty

Blue July | Day 25

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. Denim Blues Blue July: Day Twenty-five

Blue July | Day Eight

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. Sea Blue Blue July: Day Eight

Blue July | Day Five

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. Summertime Blues Blue July: Day Five

Blue July | Day Four

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. Ocean Blues Blue July: Day Four

To the Lighthouse

Sea Pinks and Godrevy Lighthouse Armeria maritima, commonly known as thrift, sea thrift or sea pinks. Its neat carpet of evergreen leaves is topped with lollipops of candy-pink flowers from May to September.