Monday, September 23, 2019

" OLD & NEW " An Old photo (Probably Gibson) from Katharine Humm,, taken from by the Bell on Star Castle and a TODAY one from the same spot.........Robin Mawer

Sunday, September 22, 2019

St. Nicholas Church and New Grimsby Harbour from Vane Hill. Tresco. 


Youngsters enjoying climbing on the Tower erected on Holgates Green this afternoon................Robin Mawer

OLD & NEW " An Old Gibson photo of the Rechabite Slip to compare with a TODAY one.......Robin Mawer

Saturday, September 21, 2019

St. Agnes. The Turks Head and "Seahorse" Collects Her Passengers For The Last Return To St. Mary's 


Sunrise this morning

OLD & NEW " An old photo of the Scillonian ( II ) at the Quay and a today similar view of Scillonian III by the Quay............Robin Mawer

Friday, September 20, 2019


Friday evening from Porthlow Farmhouse .........Robin Mawer

Holgate's Green and Rush Hour Scilly style. St. Mary's.

Sunset from Robin Mawer

" OLD & NEW " An old Peter Gray photo of St. Mary's Harbour and the Atlantic Hotel and a modern day one to compare............Robin Mawer

Thursday, September 19, 2019


Thursday evening from Porthlow Farm at 8.10 pm. A bit more colour than the Sunset !.........Robin Mawer
Farewell Bishop Rock. 
Seaview Moorings Window Image Reversed. St. Mary's
(Explanation... Original shows Scillonian facing left to right)
I have reversed it to show it so that image is correct )


The " Queen Elizabeth " went south past the Islands this morning on her way from Dublin To Southampton. Here she is when I saw her at 10.33am. about 12 miles east south east of Deep Point........Robin Mawer


The small Tall Ship " Lady of Avenel " a Brigantine anchored off Port Conger, St. Agnes this evening.........Robin Mawer

Wednesday, September 18, 2019


After Sun from Porthlow 10.05 pm. Wednesday evening ......Robin Mawer

Porthmellon St. Mary's And Periglis St. Agnes Viewed From The Sea.

Sunset from Porthlow on Tuesday evening .....a bit of a green tint in the last one though hardly a green flash !!!....... Robin Mawer

The 92 ft. Ketch rigged Tall Ship " Maybe " alongside the Quay tonight she was built in Holland and took part in the Historic First Tall Ships Race In 1956, this first race of the sail training Tall Ships took place from Torbay, UK to Lisbon, Portugal. The Tall Ship " Moyana " (with John Nicholls on board ) Won this Race but unfortunately sank while crossing the Bay of Biscay on the way home...........Robin Mawer


The French Yacht " Centaure II " in Porthlow tonight ........Robin Mawer


Half an hour after sunset from Porthlow Farm House......Robin Mawer

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

 Tresco Abbey And Samson Viewed From The Golf Club St. Mary's. 


" OLD & NEW " A very Old Gibson photo of Hillside Farm, Higher Town, St. Martins and a TODAY one from about the same spot on Cricket Pitch . Trees AGAIN .!!!........Robin Mawer