Sunday, 28 June 2009

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle viewed from Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth.

Saturday, 27 June 2009

Clouds touched by the setting sun!

Clouds coloured pink by the setting sun looking across the Firth of Forth, Scotland.

Thursday, 25 June 2009

A church in Falmouth

Lovely tracery on the window and some wrought iron work!

Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Godrevy Lighthouse

This is the north coast of Cornwall above Camborne.

Tuesday, 23 June 2009

Harbour, Falmouth

A very busy port with one of the deepest natural harbours in the world. I think it's the third deepest!

Sunday, 21 June 2009


This is the pool which gives Swanpool it's name. It is a protected nature reserve and has swans and several species of ducks.

Saturday, 20 June 2009

Birds Nest

This is a little wren's nest made in the ivy on the garage wall! So small! It is no bigger than my hand!

Friday, 19 June 2009


A spider's web on the hanging basket sparkling in the morning sun!

Thursday, 18 June 2009

Inside Pendennis Castle

Henry VIII built Pendennis and it's sister castle at St Mawes to protect the Falmouth Estuary from the marauding Spanish! Today it's a great tourist attraction and various parts of the castle, like this room, have been made up as they would have been in the 16th century.

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Railway Station in France

Railway Stations tend to look the same the world over!

Monday, 15 June 2009

Old Printing Press

This is an old Victorian printing press which I find useful for pressing flowers!

Sunday, 14 June 2009

Ships on the Horizon!

This is the North Sea and this picture was taken from the Harwich to the Hook ferry.

Saturday, 13 June 2009

Going back in time!

This is the scullery at Lanhydrock House near Bodmin. I'm so glad I've got a modern kitchen!

Friday, 12 June 2009

Patterned Glass

I don't know what I will do with this but I thought it had possibilities!

Thursday, 11 June 2009

Ships at Charleston, Cornwall

These old sailing boats are a popular sight here.

Wednesday, 10 June 2009

Roman amphitheatre Lyons, France

This was an amazing site. When I visit sites like this I'm impressed at how advanced the Romans were!

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

The Arcade Falmouth

St George's Arcade Falmouth with it's lovely flowery swags in true Art Deco fashion!

Monday, 8 June 2009


When I took this picture I thought to myself I wonder who lives in this hole?

Sunday, 7 June 2009


I love the shapes in this wall. Lots of inspiration for quilting designs!

Saturday, 6 June 2009


A common sight especially at this time of year!

Friday, 5 June 2009

Redruth Cornwall

Redruth is a mining town and the town council are obviously making the most of old stuff to create these metal dogs! I thought they were hilarious!

Thursday, 4 June 2009


Lovely flowers and wonderful inspiration for textile work, especially appliqué!

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

More of Truro Cathedral

This is the front aspect of Truro Cathedral and I love the various shapes of the arches and windows, especially the lovely rose window.

Tuesday, 2 June 2009


On a really hot summer's day I thought this picture of snow would be just the thing!

Monday, 1 June 2009

Sailing on the River Fal

It has been just the day for a sail on the River Fal. Peaceful and relaxing!