Crab and lobster pots are everywhere in this part of Cornwall but historically pilchards were fished in their millions off the coast with six pilchard fisheries operating in Cadgwith during the 1800s.
A grey walk along the coast path from Poltesco to Cadgwith with the sea roiling in the coves and around Terrick Rock. All quiet with the fishing boats in Cadgwith harbour.
We walked out along the harbour wall at Mullion and chatted to a chap who had been part of the coastguard team for years, with his golden retriever, Melyn (Cornish for yellow) who was bouncing around while my greyhound just stood and barely noticed her. Waves were crashing into the rocky cliffs with spray coming over parts of the harbour walls.
A practical aid to flood defence but also a beautifully crafted dry stone wall.
A beautiful day walking down to the River Fal on the Trelissick estate. The mist was rising off the river.
Walking in woodland in Suffolk, I came under a bridge with dappled light on the walls.
The soft tendrils of Old Man’s Beard against a bright sky making it feel like winter is almost here.
A weekend spent at the Swan Hotel in Lavenham. Staying in the ‘Harry Potter Room’ under the stairs with lots of laughter and exquisite food. Deluges of rain but some bursts of sunshine.