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Creekside

On Tuesday we went off to explore the creeks between Truro & Falmouth.
Starting at Miss Peapods in Penryn, which is where Sal & Ryan live...

And they joined us for brekkie...

We all decided to have the veggie fry-up...

And this was the view from where we ate!

Then the two of us went off to Mylor...

With all it's posh yachts!

We had a walk along the beach...

Which was lovely & quiet...

Last time we visited here - we saw Roger Taylor from Queen.
He was walking around with a bottle of champagne...

Then we called at Restronguet - where we followed the river...

And came across some houseboats... 

It's been another dream of ours to live on a boat...

This one's recently travelled to France!

We were also hoping to visit one of Cornwall's famous pubs - The Pandora Inn... 

But it recently had a fire & looks to be taking a while to rebuild...

Such a shame...

The jetty is still intact - though there's no access.
It's lovely sitting at a table on there - look forward to it re-opening at Christmas!

A hot & hazy day...
We're having fantastic weather again!
Kay & Sime xx

Comments

Nic said…
Looks like you had a fab day out :)
Catherine said…
Oh my stars ~ now I am craving Sunday morning brunch! Mmmmm......

Happy Birthday to your sweetie ~ looks like he had a good day!!

xo Catherine
Anonymous said…
Beautiful views.
We had a lovely day - thank you all!

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Nettles

Our garden yesterday.
Tall Nettles TALL nettles cover up, as they have done These many springs, the rusty harrow, the plough Long worn out, and the roller made of stone: Only the elm butt tops the nettles now.
This corner of the farmyard I like most: As well as any bloom upon a flower I like the dust on the nettles, never lost Except to prove the sweetness of a shower.
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Every time we venture out to pick nettles, Sime always goes on about this poem!

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