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Penzance and St Ives visit

It was 32 degrees in London recently, pollution levels were high and  I began to croak and wheeze.  I just had to get away and breathe some sea air.  That’s my excuse anyway.  I checked the weather forecast, packed a … Continue reading

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Blue notes

My first memory of the sea was more of a sparkle than a colour.  Apparently my mother swam all the year round in the benign waters of the Devon coast –  our garden sloped down to one of its red … Continue reading

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Visit to St Ives, Cornwall

“Cornwall is closed!” shouted a harrassed looking railway official at Exeter station.  I’d decided to try and get to St Ives despite severe weather warnings, and luckily took some provisions (well, ahem, chocolate for emergencies) with me as the journey … Continue reading

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