Category Archives: back lane

Summer in the back lane

Above is the back lane at the height of summer with Tregantle Fort in the background. Many times as you drive down you will see a buzzard sitting on the pole looking down into the verges, or a dragon fly … Continue reading

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The beginning of summer

  Summer starts with a trip to the Lost Gardens of Heligan for a fix of Kneehigh, the Cornish theatre company who pitch their large tent called the Asylum in a field alongside the gardens and offer a selection of … Continue reading

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verges

So we’ve said goodbye to June and weather wise it finished with more than a hint of winter, even a week into July we have jumpers at the ready and travelling to Dorset yesterday the mist and fog did not … Continue reading

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Blue skies over the back lane

Heading down the back lane towards the chalet with blue skies and fluffy white clouds and as I drove down I could see that the hedgerows had been given a hair cut leaving tantalising glimpses of the fields beyond. To … Continue reading

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The Stables Mount Edgecombe

We waited for a lull in the rain, that was lashing into the chalet, and the wind that was causing the palm to lilt at a 45 degree angle. Inevitably the weather ceased but we knew it wouldn’t be long … Continue reading

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signs of spring

There are telltale signs that we may be seeing a change in the season which is good news all round. The gorse looks yellower than yellow, the hedges on the cliff are sprouting extremely green shoots and the birds are … Continue reading

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backwall

Fifteen months ago we tackled our back wall, which was inordinately high giving us no view of the countryside beyond. We started taking off the top layers and realised that a good foot was debris that had naturalised with weeds, … Continue reading

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