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The Trees of Padstow (Church)

There are many theories to account for the ancient practice of planting churchyards and cemeteries with yew trees. Some authorities ascribe it to the adoption of ancient funeral rites; others to the prosaic notion of keeping the wind off the church; others, again, to the warlike need of bows and arrows–yew being especially serviceable. 11 more words

Capturing Moments In Time

Cold and chilly winter!

It’s a cold and chilly start this morning, but I must admit it does look beautiful when it’s so crisp outside. We have lots of outside work to do to get ready for the start of the season but I think some of it may have to wait until it’s not quite so cold and frosty out!!! Frozen fingers and toes anyone?!!

Camping

Cornwall (Gallery)

Once a British family transgresses that upper-lower-middle-class boundary, they halt their holidays to places like Cornwall. They’re into their third generation now – they can afford hotter sun, the novelty of a plane ride, mint-centred chocolates on their mint-centred-chocolate-stained pillows. 55 more words

Bedruthan

Quiet but for a Dog Badger

Having returned from our monthly excursion to Berkshire over a snow-capped Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor yesterday I decided A – not to ride my lightweight and B – to set out on my ride a little later than usual. 242 more words

Camel Trail

Typical Winters Grey day

Typical Winters Grey day – early morning trail to myself with just an Owl hooting away for company. Upside was the wind which had backed off and it was definitely a few degrees warmer. 291 more words

Camel Trail

Padstow, a Cornish Gem

Cornwall is such a unique place; it has the ability to make you feel as though you are on holiday, a million miles away from your home. 523 more words

Life

Camel Trail: first Daffodils

That was some initiation after two weeks of 24 degrees, swimming in the sea, fishing and biking up the side of mountains (in the Canaries sun seeking ). 262 more words

Camel Trail