• Sea King SAR Helicopter, RNAS Culdrose, A3083, Helston, Cornwall 1 August 2017

    A Sea King of the former 771 (SAR) Squadron, Fleet Air Arm on static display at RNAS Culdrose on the A3083. Formed just before WW2 as a fleet aircraft evaluation unit at HMS Daedalus, the squadron was disbanded in 1955 but re-formed in 1961 at Portland a…

  • Morris Traveller, Clodgey Lane, Helston, Cornwall 1 August 2017

    I panned this shot of a Morris Traveller; not much skill needed the speed they travel! My kind of car.

  • Comma Butterfly, Helston, Cornwall 31 July 2017

    A comma butterfly (Poligonia c-album) flitting around the garden in the sunshine between showers.


  • Ornamental Gate Post, Cross Street, Helston, Cornwall 1 August 2017

    One of a pair of iron gate posts with a serpent coiled around them.

  • Lighthouse, Lizard Point, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    Lizard Lighthouse, Cornwall on a grey, wet, misty day; with a background accompaniment of the dismal fog horn. In the foreground, old light buoys.

  • Fingerpost, Lizard Village, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    Fingerpost at The Lizard on a very grim day.


  • Snuggles Fish & Chips, Lizard Village, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    On a day so wet and foggy that I wouldn't send a dog out in it, we went down to The Lizard. Better than staying in! Snuggles must surely be the most southerly fish & chip shop in mainland Britain.

  • Scarecrow, The Lizard, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    Worzel Gummidge 'as 'is farm shop 'ead on!

  • Satanic Sheep, The Lizard, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    A decidedly demonic looking sheep on The Lizard.


  • Carnsew Gallery, Penpol Terrace, Hayle, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    This striking building with terracotta and tiled facade, was built in 1893 for the butcher John Runnals. Today it is an art gallery.

  • Carnsew Gallery, Penpol Terrace, Hayle, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    This striking building with terracotta and tiled facade, was built in 1893 for the butcher John Runnals. Today it is an art gallery.

  • Carnsew Gallery, Penpol Terrace, Hayle, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    This striking building with terracotta and tiled facade, was built in 1893 for the butcher John Runnals. Today it is an art gallery.


  • Carnsew Gallery, Penpol Terrace, Hayle, Cornwall 2 August 2017

    This striking building with terracotta and tiled facade, was built in 1893 for the butcher John Runnals. Today it is an art gallery.

  • Loe Pool, Porthleven, Cornwall 3 August 2017

    Looking down on Loe Pool from the cliffs above Loe Bar. What is now Loe Bar used to be the estuary of the River Cober, flowing down from Helston. The bar was probably caused by wave action anything from several thousand years ago to seven hundred, formi…

  • Loe Pool, Porthleven, Cornwall 3 August 2017

    Looking up Loe Pool from the bar, Helston in the distance. We walked down from Helston, then back again through the Penrose Estate. What is now Loe Bar used to be the estuary of the River Cober, flowing down from Helston. The bar was probably caused by w…


  • HMS Anson Memorial, Loe Bar, Porthleven, Cornwall 3 August 2017

    The HMS Anson memorial above Loe Bar. HMS Anson was lost off Loe Bar on 29 December 1807 with the loss of some 60 to 190 men, within sight of people on the shore. Exact numbers are uncertain since many of the crew had been press ganged and of those makin…

  • HMS Anson Memorial, Loe Bar, Porthleven, Cornwall 3 August 2017

    Looking out to sea from the HMS Anson memorial where she foundered in sight of horrified onlookers on the shore. HMS Anson was lost off Loe Bar on 29 December 1807 with the loss of some 60 to 190 men, within sight of people on the shore. Exact numbers ar…

  • Red Admirals, The Homestead Woodland Garden, Wendron, Helston, Cornwall 5 August 2017

    A pair of red admirals (Vanessa atalanta) demonstrating the bright upper wing colouring and the drab lower wing colours.


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