poetry and prose about place

narrow streets and wide-open countryside 7-11

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Landaviddy Lane in Polperro (image from Street View)


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map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)


I have never encountered such narrow streets as in Polperro.  In this charming little town, the streets bulge with sightseers.  The narrow streets can be confusing, so it’s a good thing the roads are labelled to show the ‘Way Out’ …


July 21, 2013  'way out in Polperro'   Jane Tims

July 21, 2013 ‘way out in Polperro’ Jane Tims


Best View:  countryside near Polperro … yellows are a little bright in the scanned version compared to the original painting …


July 19, 2013  'countryside near Polperro'   Jane Tims

July 19, 2013 ‘countryside near Polperro’ Jane Tims


Copyright  2013  Jane Tims

Written by jane tims

August 14, 2013 at 7:04 am

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  1. The narrow streets give me goose-bumps though I suppose folks who live there must be used to them. They seem challenging.


    Carol Steel

    August 14, 2013 at 1:37 pm

    • Hi Carol. I think you would get used to them. Hope you are having a great summer. Your bird bath is getting lots of visitors!!! Jane


      jane tims

      August 15, 2013 at 9:08 pm

  2. Wow Jane, your watercolours are really coming along… Beautiful work!
    Annie D



    August 14, 2013 at 7:50 am

    • Hi Annie. Great to hear from you. Thanks! I wonder if you are doing any drawing this summer …. Jane


      jane tims

      August 14, 2013 at 9:43 am

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