The picturesque harbour town of Porthleven was the latest destination for our Camera Club. Whether using cameras, phones or tablets, everyone found a wealth of photo opportunites amongst the bobbing boats, stormy clouds and newly opened Shipyard Market (well worth a visit for its quirky food and craft stalls). Ros took the above photo of… Continue reading Camera Club in Porthleven
We had anotherlovely Book Club meeting at the Queen’s last Friday. We started with drinks, followed by the discussion on our book for the month ‘Ritz and Escoffier by Luke Barr’ then a cream tea or toasted tea cake – some of the members especially enjoyed reading how several beautiful hotels were set up by… Continue reading A Cream Tea with Book Club
After all the mizzle and fog we appreciated the lovely sunny day for the November walk around the busy Penrose Estate. It was a good turnout for an easy leisurely walk, with time to admire the changing autumn colours and the views across to Loe Bar. The morning ended as usual with lunch. We took advantage… Continue reading A November Walk Around Penrose
Members of CLWI and a few guests visited St Paul’s Church, Ludgvan where Chris Philips, CLWI member and some of the church’s regular Bell Ringers taught us about the church bells the tower and the art of bell ringing or campanology. Members took a turn at ringing one of the bells and learning how a number system… Continue reading Up the Tower, St Paul’s Church, Ludgvan
We were delighted to welcome Clint O’Connor to the Murley Hall for our monthly meeting. Clint is a member of Cornwall Sea to Stars, an organisation that brings the wonders of Geophysics and Astronomy to people across the county. Clint explained about the elements that make up planet Earth and answered such questions such as… Continue reading November Monthly Meeting
Camera Club took a walk down a familiar road in Penzance to remind themselves that even the most ordinary can offer an array of photo opportunities. Causewayhead is a short pedestrianised street with a mixture of shops, cafes and residential properties in a variety of styles. The photos taken ranged from little details of the… Continue reading Camera Club – Looking closer at the familiar
The purpose of the group is to share information and knowledge on a variety of health topics; in our first meeting we covered “balance” as well as an introduction to Qi Jong. This is an NHS endorsed set of exercises based on T’ai Chi. The session closed with a brief relaxation exercise. We recognize that,… Continue reading New Sub-Group – Living Well
On a mild and sunny October afternoon, , 13 members spent an enjoyable and very informative afternoon at Trereife House. Tim Le Grice, who has lived in the house for most of his life, showed us around and told us the history of the house and its owners. His family is in possession due to… Continue reading Trereife House and Gardens
What a glorious day we chose to go to Gweek Seal Sanctuary – sunshine and the shelter of the creek made it so warm. Nineteen of us were given a guided tour of the hospital and outdoor pools. We saw baby seals, injured and poorly seals and one who is reported to be forty-seven years… Continue reading Gweek Seal Sanctuary
The Garden of Peace, St Paul’s Amenity Garden was created when the land was given to Ludgvan Parish Council to establish a quiet and peaceful space for people to visit, to enjoy and to sit and happily reflect. A guiding star in the creation of this leisure area was the late Janet Honess who instigated… Continue reading Bulb Planting In the Memorial Garden
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Camera Club April
It was with great excitement that Camera Club met for their April meeting. They met, in fact, in two groups across two days to comply with the current regulations. The location was Marazion Marshes which proved a great spot for landscape photography, with excellent distant and close up pictures taken.