In a Japanese Garden

On the way to Padstow we made a special journeyto the Japanese Garden and Bonsai Nursery.In the village of St Mawgan, famed for being “best kept”,we found these beautiful gardens and I could have wept. There can be no more tranquil place on this earth...
Porth Kernow

Porth Kernow

 I went to Porthcurno Beach as a childand I have never forgotten its charm.The day was windy and the sea was wild, although as I paddled it felt quite warm. Years later I went back with my daughterbut had no time to go onto the beach,seeing the Minack we were too late...

Church Cove Gunwalloe

 Church Cove near Gunwalloe is such a hidden gem.First time I went there with my dogs, just me and them,with my friend, of course – someone had to take these pics,standing cam’ra ready when I made them do their tricks. My mum made me go there to her...

Mikado at Trevarno

What a shame Trevarno was forced to close this year,but that seems to be the way of the world, I fear.Yet I remember really happy visits thereand I wonder how their animals will now fare? There were peacocks wandering all around the grounds,black headed swans, otters...
Triffids at Trelissick

Triffids at Trelissick

If you are ever visiting St Mawesbefore you return find some time to pause.The King Harry Ferry’s hard to resist,and Trelissick Gardens should not be missed. There’s stunning views over the estuary,gardens full of botanical beauty,with fairytale towers,...