Under the Tamarisk tree

I used to have Tamarisk trees in our garden in Cape Town. They are extremely good in coastal locations as their natural preference is for sun and sand, the salt in the air and in the moisture from the ground near the sea acts as a moisture regulator. It provides a built-in guard against transpiration….

The Stile

This stile is to be found on the south-west coastal path at Godrevy headland, leading up to the ancient barrow  (burial mound) from the Bronze Age. I love the way the stone has been sculptured by the wind and the rain and I have always wanted to photograph it with the pretty pink Thrift that…

Godrevy Lighthouse

I am in danger of becoming obsessed with this lighthouse. Maybe more than ‘my’ hill!