Cornwall

colin on June 7th, 2013

We overnighted near Perranporth, on the north coast on Cornwall. And with an airfield nearby, we had to go check it out. Would you believe, £300/hr private hire for a C172? True. Missing our little CT already. So here’s a few pics of the airfield, and the beach, which is where English families all seem to […]

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colin on June 6th, 2013

From Penzance we went coastal around to Land’s End. We passed through a village called Mouse Hole (pron. mowzel) on the way. When I say “passed through”, I really mean it. Parking at most of these places is difficult, and in this case, we were made to feel very unwelcome, being as we were in a […]

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colin on June 6th, 2013

We stopped long enough in Penzance to get some fish & chips, the well-known English culinary masterpiece. The place is best remembered for being the subject of a Gilbert & Sullivan opera; other than a bunch of pirate-related businesses, it’s a bit like any other English seaside town. And when you’ve had enough, you can […]

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colin on June 6th, 2013

We dropped by a little spot called Prussia Cove, on the south coast of Cornwall, not far from St Michael’s Mount. A sentimental journey for Sandra, who had spent an afternoon there with a young man, (not me), half a century ago. She assured me it hadn’t changed much, but that she certainly had.  

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