poetry and prose about place

views of the coast 7-22

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7-22 journal


7-22 map

map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)


My bike trip for today took me near the Cornwall coast and showed me how much the English people enjoy their seascapes.


Mevagissey is a large port town with lots of sailing ships and boats at dock …


7-22 a

Mevagissey harbour (image from Street View)


Often, you see either the woods or the coast but not both.  Here, I ‘saw’ a view of both wood and ocean …


7-22 c

looking towards Mevagissey (image from Street View)


I liked the Portmellon beach area.  There were walkers and swimmers, kayakers and sailors, all enjoying their bit of the Cornwall coast …


7-22 d

swimmer at Portmellon beach (image from Street View)


Best View: the Portmellon coastline – I like the way this turned out … stormy sky, uniform ocean and perspective are all the way I wanted them to be …  it’s fun doing the shadows on the road …


Aug 7, 2013  'Portmellon coast'   Jane Tims


Copyright 2013  Jane Tims


Written by jane tims

September 16, 2013 at 7:10 am

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  1. Love the painting – I love the calm before the storm…


    Barbara Rodgers

    September 17, 2013 at 3:58 pm

  2. Beautiful area. I like the way your painting turned out, too. 🙂



    September 16, 2013 at 8:23 pm

  3. Nice watercolor Jane!



    September 16, 2013 at 3:21 pm

  4. Lovely painting Jane! Your posts make me feel closer to home. I love Cornwall (have been watching Caroline Quentine’s series on Cornwall lately which is also lovely) x


    Gemma Hawdon

    September 16, 2013 at 9:07 am

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