The Rookery Guest House St. Ives
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I spend my time between the vibrant, happening, cosmopolitan world of Chorlton Manchester and the utter opposite in quiet, yet exciting on a beautiful scale, Tregiffian is a small hamlet to the west of Penzance and above one of my favourite beaches in the world, the simple Gwenver or Gwyner Beach near ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...
... unfortunately only saw the rain. We left a day after some of our friends and they hit the muddy path in a downpour and resembled Dr Foster. DOUBLE LOSERS! Overall Nick and I were smitten with this place, and couldn't believe that children didn't see it for the untamed beauty that it was. Who cares if they only had two horse rides and the sandpit closed at 6pm? Nothing could beat going to sleep to the sound of the geese fighting off a persistent fox, with an epic view of the ceiling.
... We jostled for position with hordes of German tourists, each vying for the best photograph of the white water over-whelming the pizzeria and the Cornish smock shop. This morning it's the village farmers' markets, but for many it's a day to clean up after the floods, mopping out the salty water, sea-weed and sand.
London seems remote here, somehow irrelevant to every-day life, and ...
... day, much to everyone's disbelief, but someone had to join in, or so I kept claiming! Katie and Christo were still going strong as quite a few people headed off in taxis they'd pre-ordered and that we not long after followed.
The feeling of happiness that I have for being able to join Katie and Christo on their special day is indescribable. Just like last night, it was amazing to be with so many of our big Fogelberg family in this part of the world.