Cornwall – 1 November 2014

We’re back in Cornwall staying in a cottage in Newlyn this year. An easy and uneventful drive down from Bath and a pub lunch saw the weather turn from glorious sunshine to dull and windy. We took a quick drive to Lamorna Cove which is a favourite place of ours so that Maude could have…

365 Project – Day 307

Towednack Church, Cornwall. We have become used to finding churches locked up in this country. It was with great pleasure therefore to find one that wasn’t. We were driving up to Zennor on Cornwall’s north coast when we spotted a tiny church just off the road. There was a track leading up to it so…

365 Project – Day 305

Newlyn Harbour, Cornwall. We’re in Cornwall, Mrs Sixwheeler comes from the Isles of Scilly which are about twenty five miles southwest from here and likes to get close to her roots from time to time; but without the need for seasickness. We had a super drive down, mostly in glorious sunshine but once we got…

365 Project – Day 194

Yesterday way busy. Junior Sister-in-Law has just had hip surgery and so we collected her to spend a few days R&R with us. Did I mention that she’s a great cook? Awoke this morning to a fragrant cooking smell wafting up from the kitchen. The Sisters (there are three of them, like Scene 1 of…

24 Cloudy Cornwall, Damp Devon and Soggy Somerset

We’re home and it’s always great to be back home. As the title suggests the weather wasn’t great for the drive but it could have been worse, at least it wasn’t snowing! Mrs Sixwheeler very kindly offered to do some driving so got the first shift. We had arranged to visit old friends who have…

23 Still in Cornwall

This is the first time that we have taken Maude with us to stay in an hotel. We take her out with us as much as possible but there are times when she needs to stay in our room. These are the times that she appreciates the view as Border Terriers are possibly the noisiest…

22 More Cornwall

After an excellent night’s sleep we woke up to clear blue skies, sunshine and no wind; and no rain forecast until the afternoon. After last night’s storm this is a welcome change. Before breakfast we took Maude out and down to the quay where the MV Scillonian lll was being loaded for a trip to…