Monthly Archives: September 2014

Back to Brighton

We all met up at the Wig and Pen in Truro for a final lunch before splitting up.  Four of us starting the 9 hour train journey home to Brighton via Paddington and Victoria.  Ham, eggs and chips plus two … Continue reading

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To St Anthony Head

Jackie and I went for a walk through the Rosteague Estate and on to the Lighthouse at St Anthony Head.  Walked back along the Military Road, stopping in a recently harvested cereal field for sandwiches and fruit.  After another mile … Continue reading

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Hidden Hut and Highland Cattle

Wednesday saw three of us head up the coast for coffee and cake at the Hidden Hut café on Porthcurnick Beach before splitting up to find places to sit and draw.  I went to the top of the field behind … Continue reading

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Exploring tidal creeks

Steve and I had been examining the 2.5″ OS map and found a possible causeway across the creek just west of Gerrans, so today we set out to explore the area.  Totally different experience to the coastal path – met … Continue reading

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A day to draw.

Jackie and I took the bus to St Just in Roseland and walked down the Fal estuary to St Mawes, stopping to draw on a National Trust beach and on  National Trust hillside.  Perhaps an hour drawing and applying watercolour … Continue reading

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We walk to a brewpub that doesn’t, and invent a new beer.

Five of us set out for the Roseland Arms at Philleigh, along the coastal path to the north of Portscatho, cutting inland after two miles at Curgurrel Farm.  Watched a beautifully lit kestrel hovering over coastal meadows as we walked – … Continue reading

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Stonechats, a lizard, buzzards and a big bracket fungus.

Pam and Jackie caught the bus to St Mawes whilst the rest of us walked south along the coastal path, seeing stonechats (Jerry told us that) and a lizard on the way to Porthbeor Beach (closed due to landslip). There … Continue reading

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