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Winter Walks | Porthleven, Cornwall

Words & Images | Kieran Webber

Life in Cornwall can be dull, boring and bleak especially for teenagers and young adults. The lack of jobs, funding and public services is the laughing stock of the rest of country so one has to ask what brings people down here and why do people stay? 153 more words

Cornwall

436; cornish coast. september 2015.

1-3; mousehole.
4-6; porthleven.
7-8; perranporth.
9-12; st. ives.

cornwall, england, uk. september 2015.

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Newlyn 2016 - Day 4

This was actually our last full day at Newlyn and the main event was a good lunch had been booked.

After a leisurely breakfast and a dog walking in dry conditions we set off to Porthleven a town a little way round Mounts Bay heading South towards the Lizard. 270 more words

Cornwall

Porthleven, Mullion Cove and Helston

Porthleven?

Theory 1 – from the Cornish words “porth” meaning port and “leven” meaning smooth.
Theory 2. – from “porth” meaning port and “Elvan” from St Elvan the 5th century saint who landed on these shores to spread the word of Christianity.
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CORNWALL 88 - COAST AT PORTHLEVEN (MONO + COLOUR)


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The beach at Porthleven; 18 Oct 2016.

I tried this image in straight black and white, but the subtle colour of the beach sand and the vast shore defences adds something.  46 more words

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PEOPLE 232 - BOAT OWNER


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I rarely get enthusiastic about boats, I can’t even swim, but as soon as I caught sight of the Sharon Tracey in the little harbour at Porthleven, it was love at first sight!   268 more words

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BIRDS 86 - LITTLE EGRET


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Little Egret, fishing at low water in Porthleven harbour, in the far southwest of Cornwall; 18 Oct 2016.

This bird was stalking through the shallows, thrusting down with its bill towards any fish appearing in the clear water.  276 more words

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