Cornwall mini series Part 8: The Screech Owl Sanctuary

This is the eighth in a series of short reflections on places in north Cornwall. There will be few words, and mainly images. The Screech Owl Sanctuary is located near St Columb Major (where we were staying when we visited). This is home not only to a collection of beautiful, talented owls full of personality,Continue reading “Cornwall mini series Part 8: The Screech Owl Sanctuary”

Cornwall mini series Part 7: Trerice

This is the seventh in a series of short reflections on places in north Cornwall. There will be few words, and mainly images. Trerice is an Elizabethan manor house set in well-kept gardens, not far from St Columb Major (where we were staying when we visited). It is at Newlyn East, near Newquay. It isContinue reading “Cornwall mini series Part 7: Trerice”

Cornwall mini series Part 6: Truro

This is the sixth in a series of short reflections on places in Cornwall. There will be few words, and mainly images. Truro is a fascinating city and in particular the cathedral is a beguiling gothic style edifice constructed in Victorian times. We attended Evensong there which was a meditative, calming experience, standing in theContinue reading “Cornwall mini series Part 6: Truro”

Cornwall mini series Part 5: Port Isaac

This is the fifth in a series of short reflections on places in north Cornwall. There will be few words, and mainly images. Port Isaac is an exquisite fishing village with so many breathtaking views. It seems that from every angle there is another gorgeous picture waiting to be captured. SC Skillman psychological, paranormal andContinue reading “Cornwall mini series Part 5: Port Isaac”

Cornwall mini series Part 3: The Eden Project

This is the third in a series of short reflections on places in Cornwall. There will be few words, and mainly images. The Eden Project is now famous for its extraordinary vision, which emerged from the original idea of one man, Tim Smit. And now it is a glorious display of the wonders of thisContinue reading “Cornwall mini series Part 3: The Eden Project”

Cornwall mini series Part 2: Watergate Bay

This is the second in a series of short reflections on places in north Cornwall. There will be few words, and mainly images. Early evening is a lovely time to be on a quiet beach. But today, we visit a beach in early morning. Watergate Bay on the north Cornish coast is a highly-favoured destinationContinue reading “Cornwall mini series Part 2: Watergate Bay”

Cornwall mini series Part 1: Mawgan Porth beach

This is the first in a series of short reflections on places in north Cornwall. There will be few words, and mainly images. To begin, few things could be lovelier than a quiet beach in the muted light of early evening. You may find Mawgan Porth on the north Cornish coast not far from Newquay.Continue reading “Cornwall mini series Part 1: Mawgan Porth beach”