Yesterday we woke to a thick fog hanging in the valley, so I headed off with my camera to see what I could capture. I first edited the images as black and white, then inverted them. I’ve included both versions here as there are aspects of each that I like. Continue reading
Lanterdan Quarry, one of the nine quarries between Tintagel and Trebarwith Strand, is a particularly impressive sight with its great pillar rising up from the centre. Initially Sean and I assumed the pillar was a natural phenomenon, however in talking with locals we learned that the quarry workers mined around the column of stone, extracting only the valuable slate. Continue reading
We arrived in South West France to fields of bright yellow sunflowers — tournesols worshipping the sun with enthusiasm and energy to match their stature — and vineyards covering much of the land, stretching in cross-hatched patterns to each horizon. Continue reading
The smell of summer rain hung in the air. Heavy rain clouds were moving on to another part of Cornwall and blue was beginning to replace the grey.
Sean and I had spent much of the day working inside, so as soon as the sun emerged we jumped in the car for the short drive to Boscastle, a small fishing village largely preserved by the land-owning presence of the National Trust. Continue reading
Three days in Cornwall and we’ve had all possible English summer weather conditions. Yesterday started out dull and overcast, but by early afternoon a warm Atlantic wind whipped across the Celtic Sea and began to blow the clouds inland, allowing shafts of sunlight to illuminate the rugged North Cornwall coastline. Continue reading
Above: Auvergne and Aquitaine Regions in France. Instagrammed July and August 2012. Continue reading