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 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 – 6 November 2014

Today’s been frightful. It started to rain while Maude and I were getting the paper this morning, by the time we’d finished breakfast it was horrid and we could only just see across the harbour. Leaving Maude warm and cozy in the cottage we headed through the gloom to Porthleven to visit a gallery where…

Cornwall – 5 November 2014

As it started to rain straight after breakfast we took a little time to read the paper and have a coffee, then the sun came out so we set off to Sennen Cove for a good walk on the sand. We were blessed with some glorious weather which so made the most of it. The…