17 June 2013

Town views

St Ives has many quaint cobbled streets (and some wide enough for one-way traffic)
and interesting old cottages
...which brings with it certain modern problems
Many cottages had small (low) doors
A small but delightful garden
Less delightful, but a garden of sorts
Floribunda!
Steps and flowers, nice combination
Lots of steps everywhere
Streets so steep they need steps
Infrequently used steps, by the look of it

Buildings squeezed into all available places
With so many winding streets, nothing is really a back street
Hills - and narrow alleys - and shops in process of conversion
"Renowned for its cats" says the tourist literature


Two beige guys with their yin and yang dogs
Alfred Wallis "Cornish artist and mariner" lived here
Tate St Ives, reflecting the cliffs and beach
St Ives School of Painting - we went to a life drawing class one evening
Cemetery with sea views

St Ia's well - legend has it she came to Cornwall on a leaf
Hilltop view - west side, Porthmeor beach
Different hill - east side view, the harbour

4 comments:

Scarlet Blue said...

I came back from St Ives on Saturday, so I'm very much enjoying your pics and missing the sea.
We may have rubbed shoulders!
Sx

Celia Stanley said...

Ooh, jealous! Still I will be down there myself end of July.

Celia Stanley said...

Ooh, jealous! Still I will be down there myself end of July.

Maggi said...

A really great selection of photos.