Some glorious Spring weather this week........decided to head down to St. Mawes on the Roseland peninsula
It was an ideal day to catch the ferry across to Falmouth
But the ferry wasn't leaving for another 45 minutes so I had a mooch around the sea front. This old garage with its classic petrol pumps is now the gig club and houses the Roseland gig (traditional Cornish wooden boat which was rowed out to ships to guide them safely into harbour)
The St. Mawes Bakery is justly famed for its Cornish pasties
the sign is wonderfully aged!
Here comes the ferry!
drawing up quayside.......
I spent most of the journey across to Falmouth lying down on the cushioned seat at the back of the boat, gazing straight up at the bluest of blue skies with the occasional gull wheeling through the void.
Later in the week, a lovely walk through Trewince woods revealed a carpet of brilliant yellow daffodills
Strolling down the track to the pink cottage rewards you with this wonderful view of St. Mawes from the creek side
The air was crisp and still, hazy looking towards the sun but summer-blue looking landward.......
At the end of the track........the water's edge and a little slipway to launch your boat. I sat and soaked in the hot sun. A blackbird serenaded me from somewhere close by, the seaweed gently lulled back and forth with the unseen tidal swell.........
It's blissful moments like these that refresh your soul.