life and death

Birch tree starting to come into leaf on a bright, early-spring day, Warbstow churchyard. Please excuse my post now being very short and to the point. I think that that one of the things keeping me from posting more often is me feeling like I have to come up with some angle or story to… Continue reading life and death

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Just sitting here and thinking of some relevant wording to add to my pictures for this post. Don't mind me. Tell you what, I'll post the pictures for you to look at now, while I carry on and think of the angle I'm going to take for the text. As usual, you can click on… Continue reading title here

Not dead yet

I know. You have been wondering haven't you? It has been said --by me on my 'About Bear' page as it happens-- that "I do enjoy the creative outlet of my photography–it’s just more often in sporadic bursts of relative enthusiasm rather than a continuous drive."But five months, without even feeling like I want to… Continue reading Not dead yet

Wintry Warbstow

It doesn't snow very often in Cornwall. To relations living in a more northerly UK latitude I joke that it's because we are near the equator here, compared to them anyway. This was the second hit in a couple of weeks, the last one hung around for two or three days and we were genuinely… Continue reading Wintry Warbstow

Beeny at Boscastle

The fishing boat here is called Beeny, after the tiny hamlet of Beeny which is just a handful of miles north of Boscastle itself. It seems to be well tied up which is probably wise given the now famous flooding event at Boscastle in 2004. Beeny, or the National Trust owned coastline that stretches north… Continue reading Beeny at Boscastle

Stormy at Crackington Haven

There are days down at Crackington Haven beach - and a lot of Cornwall -  when you can barely stand up as the wind is funnelled in towards you and the waves are whipped up. On the sides of the beach you may get some shelter from being in the lee of the cliffs but… Continue reading Stormy at Crackington Haven

Sandymouth Cliffs, Nr. Bude

All along the North Cornwall coast we are blessed with the stunning evidence of the geological processes that formed it and is still, although imperceptibly to our human timescale, taking place. Particularly interesting are the folds in the layers of rock, created by massive forces and exposed to tide and wind.