I have started to make some prints available to purchase now at Society6. There are many options of sizes and frames available, as well as unframed prints. I have heard good things from local artists who sell using the site so I am confident it will do a great job. Although priced in US dollars and… Continue reading Print news
Amongst all the usual newsletters and regular store emails one morning last week I had an email from Ben Huberman at WordPress. I recognised the name but couldn't quite place why. The subject line was 'You're an Editors Pick on WordPress Discover!' I took a moment to try to process those few words. Some pinching… Continue reading WordPress Discover Editors’ Pick
The north edge of Crackington Haven is dominated by the headland of Penkenna. When you are down walking on the beach you can see ant-like people silhouetted against the sky sometimes, walking along the footpath on the top. From sea level it looks very precarious but, although narrowing to a point and dropping steeply and… Continue reading Penkenna
An alternative focus on today's visit to the beach. This time it's showing some of the famous layered and folded Crackington formation rock with the spiders web-like markings of quartz . The battering from the seas today is just the latest in the millenia of tidal actions contributing to the smooth and rounded surfaces on… Continue reading Rocks of Crackington
The beach at Crackington changes shape and composition often. Some tides leave a healthy load of sand, making walking on it an easier and sometimes barefoot experience, but a period of heavy rainfall couple with high speed winter winds can strip it back to the bedrock or leave many tons of bitty rubble in its… Continue reading 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
We sought a little quiet and shade on what was a fine and busy day for the beach going and holidaying families. In the cool of the woods the shade given by the trees was occasionally punctured. This little waterfall was lit up by one of the shafts of sun breaking through the canopy.