Some more rain today, mizzle changing into light rain with the occasional heavy shower… … what’s happening to me? So very British, going on about the weather! Walking the dog remains an essential and welcome […]
Sometimes, even I have to admit that it is a little bit unpleasant outdoors. Like today. I walked out with heavy rain and wind on my back and returned walking into it. A couple of […]
The subtle scent and bright yellow of the witch hazel in my garden is always a cheerful boost in mid-January, the (apparently) longest and darkest of months. This year, it is doubly welcome!!!
Caradon Hill is just about 7 miles from my parish, and what’s good enough for Boris is good enough for me (well, I’ll restrict that to distance permitted to venture from home during lockdown, nothing […]
There are some good things about winter. One is that you don’t have to get up at 4:30 to see a great sunrise. And during lockdown, all is quiet at 7:30. Beautiful!
Spring is on its way, even if the cold, damp, grey weather doesn’t make it feel like spring. This is Cornwall!
Can you tell an oak from a chestnut, wild cherry from a beech or ash and a holly from a hazel, by just looking at the bark? How about the difference between young and mature […]
Local lanes provide surprising vistas at different times and light conditions. An overcast winter afternoon shows grey in the east and orange in the west.
I can’t resist to post a picture of a beautiful sunrise… … it’s stunning and awe-inspiring and grounding and makes me happy… …taking in the big sky …and contemplating details.
Living by the banks of the Tamar estuary is a privilege I am immensely grateful for. During lockdown, while working part-time from home, it allows me to nip out and spend an hour or two […]