nichepoetryandprose

poetry and prose about place

views of the coast 7-22

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7-22 journal

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7-22 map

map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)

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

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

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7-22 a

Mevagissey harbour (image from Street View)

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

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7-22 c

looking towards Mevagissey (image from Street View)

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

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7-22 d

swimmer at Portmellon beach (image from Street View)

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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 …

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Aug 7, 2013  'Portmellon coast'   Jane Tims

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Copyright 2013  Jane Tims

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Written by jane tims

September 16, 2013 at 7:10 am

8 Responses

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

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    Barbara Rodgers

    September 17, 2013 at 3:58 pm

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

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    Robin

    September 16, 2013 at 8:23 pm

  3. Nice watercolor Jane!

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    JD

    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

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    Gemma Hawdon

    September 16, 2013 at 9:07 am


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