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Wilsey Woods misty firebreak

I don't always take my camera with me on the daily dog walk. I carried it with me on this morning, even though it was misty, as I had the feeling that some opportunities would present themselves if the mist started clearing. This is the sun breaking through through the mists in one of the… Continue reading Wilsey Woods misty firebreak

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Tree on the Wall, Warbstow Bury

A long time ago a Hawthorn germinated and started to grow on top of a Cornish 'fence', a wall to most of the rest of the world. Long after the fence stopped having to do what it was put there for, the Hawthorn remains, although some of it is creating precarious angles. One day it's… Continue reading Tree on the Wall, Warbstow Bury

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Beeny at Boscastle

The fishing boat here is called Beeny, after the tiny hamlet of Beeny which is just a handful of miles north of Boscastle itself. It seems to be well tied up which is probably wise given the now famous flooding event at Boscastle in 2004. Beeny, or the National Trust owned coastline that stretches north… Continue reading Beeny at Boscastle

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Stormy at Crackington Haven

There are days down at Crackington Haven beach - and a lot of Cornwall -  when you can barely stand up as the wind is funnelled in towards you and the waves are whipped up. On the sides of the beach you may get some shelter from being in the lee of the cliffs but… Continue reading Stormy at Crackington Haven

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Sandymouth Cliffs, Nr. Bude

All along the North Cornwall coast we are blessed with the stunning evidence of the geological processes that formed it and is still, although imperceptibly to our human timescale, taking place. Particularly interesting are the folds in the layers of rock, created by massive forces and exposed to tide and wind.