Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Tuesday Aftersun

Tuesday Aftersun pinched from Altamira Holidays Webcam......Robin Mawer

Monday, April 15, 2024

Monday Porthlow Sunset

Monday evening from the road at Porthlow Beach corner. .....Robin Mawer

Sunday, April 14, 2024

Sunday Sunset from Altamira Holidays Webcam

Tonight's Sunset again grabbed from Altamira Holidays Webcam . By the time I could get to my window I was too late !......Robin Mawer

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Saturday sunset

Saturday evening sunset from my garden at Porthlow .........Robin Mawer

Friday, April 12, 2024

Woodchat Shrike

This first for the year - Woodchat Shrike was found by a visitor this afternoon at Pendrathen . They are scarce annual visitors most years to Scilly.......Robin Mawer

Tuesday, April 09, 2024

Tuesday evening from Altamira webcam

The best I could manage this Tuesday evening for Sunset time was this view from the Altamira Holidays Webcam !!!....Robin Mawer

Saturday, April 06, 2024

Bacon Ledge is breaking just outside Taylors

Saturday, Porthlow at High Tide with a large swell from Irish Storm Kathleen. Here the Bacon Ledge is breaking just outside Taylors Island .......Robin Mawer

Monday, March 25, 2024

Monday evening from Porthlow

Monday evening from Porthlow.......Robin Mawer

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Dwarf Narcissus " Canaliculatus "

The pretty little sweet scented Dwarf Narcissus " Canaliculatus ".....Robin Mawer


Friday, March 22, 2024

Pittosporum crassifolium flowering at the moment

Pittosporum crassifolium flowering at the moment . This is the tree from New Zealand which is most commonly used for shelter hedges for the flower fields in Scilly ......Robin Mawer

Some of the later flowering flowers.

Some of the later flowering flowers..........Robin Mawer




Old & New

Old & New A fairly old photo (before St. Mary's Hall was built) looking down Church Road from Mathews Field (old photo posted by Brian Lindsay Sanford) to compare with one I took today (22.3.24) from as near as I could work out to where the old one was taken - not very easy !!!...........Robin Mawer


Thursday, March 21, 2024

Possibly Cornish Niveth daffodil

Possibly Cornish Niveth daffodil in front of Hugh House ........Robin Mawer

Sunset time Porthlow

Sunset time from my end of Porthlow Thursday.......Robin Mawer

From Porthlow slipway Thursday evening

From Porthlow slipway Thursday evening........Robin Mawer

Thursday evening from Porthlow

Thursday evening from Porthlow............Robin Mawer


French Warship Lion A755

There are two French Leopard Cass Training Warships Lion A755 and Lynx A751 doing navigational training exercises around Annet and the North West Channel this afternoon...........Robin Mawer

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Old & New Mincarlo

Old & New. A very old photo of Mincarlo ( soon after 1897 when it was built ) and one I took today 20.3.2024. to compare with it ! I took it as close to the original spot as I could where I could still get a bit of a view ! Trees had grown to hide any view from where the old photo was taken !.....Robin Mawer


Actaea

The beautifully scented Narcissus " Actaea " flowering at the moment ......Robin Mawer