Monday, June 27, 2016

.Tresco today

On Tresco today..A tall version of Birdsfoot Trefoil on Abbey Drive. Australian Bottlebrush flower.  Gunnera - Giant Rhubarb !! &  Metrosideros - The Burning Bush Tree............Robin Mawer

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A Tresco Dunnock ( Hedge Accentor ) - Prunella modularis......Robin Mawer

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Pochard female & chic Great Pool. Tresco & a Dunnock......Robin Mawer

Sunday, June 26, 2016

.OLD & NEW

 
OLD & NEW An old Gibson view of the King Georges (also known as Higher) Battery and the Garrison Arch taken in 1900 compared with one taken today from the same spot (almost). Moonrakers roof now hides the view of the the Harbour from here !.....Robin Mawer

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Tresco yesterday evening

. OLD & NEW

  OLD & NEW A 1920 C,J.King photo of the Chemist Shop ( copyright R Douglas Chemists Scilly)  and the same view today from about the same spot........Robin Mawer

Saturday, June 25, 2016

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From Porthlow tonight at 8.45 pm. and again at 9.30 pm. with the sun going behind a thick cloud bank again before setting !.......Robin Mawer

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Chrysalises and a Small Tortoisehell Butterfly on Porth Hellick Down this afternoon........Robin Mawer

Friday, June 24, 2016

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Sunset over Hell Bay, Bryher tonight. Tresco Channel after sunset & Star Castle 30 minutes later......Robin Mawer

.OLD & NEW

 
OLD & NEW An old View (photographer unknown) of the Rehabite Slip sometime after 1926 and one taken Today.......Robin Mawer

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Green Bay today

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Porthloo. Dave Badcock

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Wednesday Evening, Dave Badcock

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Porthloo. Dave Badcock

Thursday, June 23, 2016

.OLD & NEW

 
OLD & NEW A probable Wartime view of Porthmellon by James Gibson compared with one taken yesterday. I could not get to the same spot as the original because of all the trees that have grown up since !
.....Robin Mawer

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

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Wednesday evening sunset from Porthlow. From now on ( till Jan. next year ) the sun will be setting progressively to the left from my viewpoint !!!.......Robin Mawer

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Waste from the Lower Moors Dump being taken away from the slipway at Porthlow this evening......Robin Mawer

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The small Cruise Ship " Corinthian " with up to 100 passegers (90 metres long and built in 1990) in the Roads near Nut Rock this morning. She came from Holyhead and is now on her way to Poole........Robin Mawer

.OLD & NEW

 
OLD & NEW A very Old C,J.King photo ( copyright R Douglas Chemists Scilly) from the end of Old Quay compared with one taken yesterday.
.....Robin Mawer

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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This large Jack Up Rig " Thor " near Wolf Rock yesterday evening on its way from Dublin to Ostend. seen from Deep Point......Robin Mawer

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Still a few birds nesting so watch where you put your clod hoppers.

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Lots of jellies coming in on the tide

Monday, June 20, 2016

. OLD& NEW

 
OLD & NEW. An old photo by Frank Gibson off Scillonian II taken from Carn Morvel in the 1960s compared with one of Scillonian III taken today from the same rock that Frank had stood on. Today the ship came a lot closer than in the old one making it not possible for an exact match !.......Robin Mawer