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. Porthleven is the town you always…

Newlyn 2016 – Day 3

Sorry about the delay in getting the next blog posted, we’ve been rushing about a lot. Day 3 of this year’s Newlyn trip started very dull and damp as Maude and I went for the papers, but just to show that Newlyn is still a busy working harbour, here’s a view of it and here’s…

Newlyn 2017 – Day 1

It’s that time of year again so Mrs Sixwheeler and I are off for our annual visit to Newlyn, right down there in the wild west if Cornwall. For any of you who haven’t been here with us before here’s a little background. Mrs Sixwheeler was born on the Isle of Scilly, an archipelago of…

Newlyn 2017 – Day 2

There are certain things that never vary about our stays in Newlyn, morning and evening dog walks. Last night when Maude and I went out it was in the middle of a rain storm of biblical proportions. Fortunately I have plenty of wet weather gear to keep me dry and warm and Border Terriers have…

Newlyn 2015 – Day 2

And so to Day 2, which dawned with clear and bright light over the harbour and the promise of a decent day. However by the time we left the cottage it was already clouded over and looking grim to the west, where the weather is coming from. When we are down here we like to…

Newlyn 2015 – Day 1

Here we are back in lovely Pen Camneves cottage overlooking the harbour in Newlyn. We had a damp and windy drive down yesterday but today dawned dry and brighter but still windy. Before breakfast Maude and I walk down into the village to a small shack where I buy a newspaper and she gets a…

Cornwall – 7 November 2014

I was walking back from the paper shop this morning and realised that I hadn’t taken a picture of the cottage we’re staying in, so here it is. Not the whole thing mind you, just the bit to the right of the doorway with the open upstairs window. It’s two up and two down but…