Showing posts with the label The Lizard

Lounge Lizards

It was our wedding anniversary yesterday and after returning from our pet sit in Devon, then catching up with work for a couple of days - we fancied just being at home, pottering about, making food and preparing our car for it's MOT this morning. We don't really need an official day to celebrate our relationship, we just find it quite funny that time is flying by and it's actually 36 years now since we made that commitment to each other. Anyway, our car "Earl" passed it's MOT early this morning and on the spur of the moment; we decided that that was definitely worth celebrating, especially as it was another beautiful day and we just so happened to be a couple of miles from Coverack, somewhere we hadn't visited for some time. While Earl was in Zoar garage, we treated ourselves to a vegan breakfast bap each from The Bus Stop takeaway, which is in the grounds of the garage. Sarah, the owner is really friendly and it's nice to be reacquainted with her and

A Piece Of Cornwall

Another day off, so we thought we would explore more of the Lizard... And even though the weather forecast sounded bad... It actually turned out to be hot again! We decided to have a look at the Eastern side of the peninsula...  So from Falmouth - we headed to St Keverne. Where we found a roadside cottage selling all sorts... Even old cart wheels for £40! Then it was on to Coverack... With it's quaint little harbour. And this lovely old place... Named after a famous lifeboat guy who was based there... And now it's a quirky little takeaway... With outside seats to enjoy the view. A fascinating place.  These were a group of folks going out to do some wind surfing. Then it was back on the road again, passing nearby  Goonhilly Earth Station , which BT closed down last year! The Lizard has lots of thatched cottages. This is the lane down to Cadgwith Cove. A little place where time has stood still... Apart from getting wired to modern technology! A really pretty pl