I dived down to Cornwall this weekend to see my father and mother, completely forgetting a proper camera. Charlestown nevertheless looks good enough thanks to Pro HDR on iPhone: St Austell Brewery stands next to my old school, Poltair. This photo brings back memories of many happy days spent learning surrounded by the smell of hops and malt.
Tags: Charlestown, Cornwall, Landscape
Beth and I just returned from our summer holiday – a week in West Cornwall. Even for someone born in St Austell, we were a long way west. The Penwith Heritage Coast was the heart of Cornwall’s hard rock mining industry which extracted tin, copper and arsenic in particular. With other employments including fishing, farming, smuggling and wrecking, Cornwall was a tough place in the nineteenth century, when tin mining there peaked and declined. The sunsets over the sea were particularly […]
Tags: Cornwall, Landscape, Sunset
Polkerris 3, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. Walked to Polkerris this morning, along the cliffs from Par: picture postcard beautiful and I even had a sneaky bacon bap 😉
Tags: Beach, Cornwall, Landscape, Polkerris, Sea
Lanhydrock 38, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker.
Tags: Cornwall, Landscape, Nature, Woodland
Lanhydrock 192, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker.
Tags: Cornwall, Landscape, Nature
Caerhays 100, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. Follow the link from the photos for more. Caerhays 148, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker.
Tags: Cornwall, Flowers, Landscape, Nature
"Charisma", originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. An old fishing boat in Padstow
Tags: Boats, Charisma, Cornwall
Extreme Academy, originally uploaded by stevenjbaker. An entertaining prospect, well marketed, with great facilities on Watergate Bay beach under Fifteen Cornwall.
Tags: Cornwall, Kitesurfing, Surfing, Watergate Bay, Waveski
Turns out to consist of listening to the hail this Easter. Ho hum.
Tags: Cornwall, Skydiving