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Cracked Earth & Weird Weather

Have finally been able to upload our weekend photos!

On Saturday, we went to Treyarnon Bay near Padstow in North Cornwall.
Although, it's only 40 miles away from where we live - it looks like they haven't had rain for a long time!

It's 7 years ago since we last visited this beach & it hasn't changed...

The tide pool to the left of Hugo is where the kids used to love swimming...

It was a bit chilly, but we walked from Treyarnon...

To Constantine...

And back...

Then it was off to Sime's first gig with the new band.

Some photos with the flash...
The guy in the wellies loved the music & danced all night!

Mart on the left, his brother - Dave on the right, Billy on drums & some old man on bass...

Who had to refer to his notes now & then...

Great music, Hugo & I really enjoyed it...
If all goes to plan - I'll be a lady of leisure by next year!
Wouldn't that be nice?

After an incredibly late night, we woke to blue skies & very warm sunshine - so we decided to spend the afternoon in Mevagissey...

The harbour always looks lovely when the tide is in...

We walked around some back streets...

And enjoyed the view from above...

Then headed back down again...

It's school holidays here, so it was quite busy with tourists...

Sime managed to get some lovely shots around the harbour...

We're not keen on Seagulls, they can be quite vicious -  but great timing!

Postcard worthy...

Another well timed moment!

After, we called at Portmellon & enjoyed more sunshine before heading home!

We seem to be having alternate days of hot & cold weather at the moment. 
Today has been chilly & wet - just hope it will pick up again soon!

Kay :)
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