Looe, Cornwall

Looe, Cornwall

A seagull looks for opportunity – a spilled packet of chips – along the harbour foreshore in the old  classic bucket-and-spade holiday town of Looe, on the south Cornish...
Ye Olde Bucket and Spade, Cornwall

Ye Olde Bucket and Spade, Cornwall

I’ve always loved bright colours, going right back to my childhood, and so to me there is something truly cheerful about the displays of colourful plastic beach toys you find in the little shops along seafront promenades in those classic English bucket-and-spade...
Bluebells in a Dark Wood

Bluebells in a Dark Wood

Bluebells are notoriously  tricky to photograph. You generally find them carpeting the floors of fairly gloomy woods or coppiced forests and the shafts of sunlight  sunlight that do filter through the canopy tends to blow out the contrast giving you harshness where...
Fish & Chips, Cornwall

Fish & Chips, Cornwall

It’s a given that travel writers and photographers have a responsibility to immerse themselves in the local culture and cuisine and I have been doing that to telling effect here in Cornwall, home of the classic English bucket-and-spade holiday, where I have been...
Dusk on the Cornish Coast

Dusk on the Cornish Coast

Dusk falls over the Cornish coast on a calm clear evening in May. I loved the colours of the sky and the water and the surreal simplicity of this composition of stone jetty, rock and island on the beach at Millendreath, in...