The Beach Tree

And no that’s not a spelling mistake. Here is the story of a tree that fell into the sea. Literally. The famous ‘Beach Tree’ at Praa Sands fell onto the beach as the cliff eroded during the winter storms of 2013/2014 and has since inspired a poem and a children’s story book. So sudden was…

light and shade

A short series of views from around Trencrom hill taken in early January 2021. Being forced into yet another lockdown and being confined to our local area I had the idea of going out each day with a different theme in mind. This second series is all about light and shade.

light and shade

A short series of views from around Trencrom hill taken in early January 2021. Being forced into yet another lockdown and being confined to our local area I had the idea of going out each day with a different theme in mind. This second series is all about light and shade.

Chilean Myrtle

Chilean  Myrtle (Luma apiculata) has attractive cinnamon bark which peels away to show creamy patches underneath. It looks particularly enchanting when bathed in sunlight. Trebah Garden – December 2019