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An adventure in time (part 7/7)

15 July 2008: Penzance No pirates in evidence, but we were in Penzance and staying at the Hotel Penzance, an award-winning boutique hotel for several years running  – a lovely site on a hill overlooking the bay, excellent facilities, a … Continue reading

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Likin’ lichen

Lichen looks like a plant but is not scientifically classified as one. It’s a combination of a fungus (which is not a plant) and an alga (also not a plant). The fungus supplies a place to live for the alga, … Continue reading

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An adventure in time (part 6/7)

From part 5 … 13 July 2008: Still in Tintagel, and Boscastle First thing in the morning, we drove from Tintagel to Rocky Valley (by coincidence I live in Rock Valley at home) to see the two famous labyrinth petroglyphs. … Continue reading

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An adventure in time (part 5/7)

12 July 2008: Peat Moors Centre, Tintagel and Port Isaac From gothic cathedrals to the Iron Age – I love this country! We left the run-down Wessex Hotel and drove via the Peat Moors Centre to Camelot Castle Hotel, Tintagel. … Continue reading

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An adventure in time (part 3)

Continued from part 1 and part 2 … 9 July 2008: Lacock and Glastonbury The morning was scheduled as free so I wandered around Avebury and followed Helen’s directions to a lovely elm grove. It was raining so I had … Continue reading

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An adventure in time (part 1)

6 July 2008: Dragon’s Eye Tour of West Country of England Arriving by plane from Oslo in the afternoon, I met Christine and the rest of the tour group at Heathrow airport in London. I normally don’t do tours, preferring … Continue reading

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The bee’s knees

Bees are not easy to photograph – they move around so much. So I was delighted to finally photograph one that stayed still long enough, at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England, a couple of years ago. The Eden Project … Continue reading

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