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Beautiful morning in St Ives


Had to drive down to Art Space to collect a couple of paintings, camera etc 'before the rush' - luckily, the battery was still charged and I was able to capture these images of a beautiful Bank Holiday Monday morning at around 9 am.    The sun was hot and everything looked wonderful.


Even the seagull obliged, staying put until the photo was framed to my liking!  And some early paddlers are silhouetted below.


The sun shone all day and this evening continues bright, clear and fresh. x  Click to enlarge.

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  1. A beautiful day indeed, lovely to sit in the garden today in between sorting out my loft

    x

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  2. oh how I wish I could be there today, even on a bank holiday monday! It is my favourite place ever! x

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  3. Wasn't it the most beautiful of days? You have captured it so well. Love that bottom photo!

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  4. Turning on my computer this morning to find these wonderful photo's, I shall dream of St Ives all morning, thank you for my Cornish top up tonic...

    ~ Julie

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  5. Isn't it a relief to see the sun? Gorgeous pictures Lesley. Hope you are out enjoying the sunshine again today x

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  6. Ah, St.Ives....happy memories...apart from those pesky gulls!

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  7. I wish I was on holiday!
    Beautiful.x

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  8. Thanks everyone.

    Mornings and evenings are the best part of the day, in this part of the world and at this time of year; they're quieter and more serene. x

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  9. It is always lovely to share your views of St Ives - I can almost smell the sea!

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  10. I am right back there! Cheeky seagulls and all!

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  11. Great shots! Love the first one - can see your painting in that, if you see what I mean!

    Not criticising in the slightest, but have you tried flipping the gull??

    Please don't think I'm being rude or critical, I'm not!! x

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  12. Gorgeous photos Lesley. Lucky you living by the sea. I took about a hundred pix of seagulls while I was there and I still haven't drawn any..haha.

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  13. What beautiful images! I have such an urge to visit Cornwall again and this has made it stronger! Thankyou for showing us!

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  14. Lovely photos :) I went down to the shop early on Monday - and because it was so lovely I decided to join the throng and wander along the Wharf - got a coffee in Moomaid and sat on the harbour wall for a bit. Then up round the Island, and back down the Digey to wander down Fore Street with the crowds. It was a splendid day!

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  15. Lovely photos and you have Ally Kat are boat!
    xx

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  16. Looks so beautiful and inspiring. The last week has been beautiful, it has been great to have some sunny weather.

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  17. Thanks all - I've been away from blogging for a while and there's so much to catch up on. Will be visiting you soon! x

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