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... She confirmed it was a shorter route, and said no one had ever come that way before. I wonder why? She also advised that the very private coastal property I slunk through was owned by a very private author, the one who writes the Tinker Tailor spy novels (John Le Carre I think) and suggested it was fortunate indeed he didn't spot me.
Had a pleasant but melancholy dinner down at the very friendly local pub with my host and hostess. I had much ...
... of the major 19th century mining sites.
Well before I reached Sennen Cove I had my first distant views of Lands End, the most westerly point in both Cornwall and England. Frankly, I feel two weeks of this coastal walk is probably too much. I've now completed about 90 miles (150 kms) and just two days and 17 miles to go.
But there are still some sites ...
... en route, nursing gorse scratched legs and sore feet.
St Just to Sennen Cove
Waking to a village and its entire surroundings completely enshrouded in mist, then setting to a rapidly clearing sky.
Stopping at Cape Cornwall, England 's only Cape and once thought to be its western most point before calculations proved that Land's End, five miles to the south, claims that distinction.
Passing numerous mine shafts ...
... she reckoned the queues were too long! Two weeks after returning to Oz, she needed life threatening emergency surgery for secondary cancer in the bowel. Her survival was just one of miracles Cate pulled off.)
Pendeen is a very small Cornish village and I was therefore surprised but very pleased to spot a doctor's surgery as I walked in. And even more pleased when the receptionist gave me the last available appointment for the day. A very nice ...
Rich, Tracy and Anne were all up early this morning as they had loads to get sorted for breakfast. Anne went to Asda early to get the last few things we needed for the table. The dining room was decked out with all sorted of Happy Birthday banners and balloons and the table was set then the kitchen became the focal point as we prepared breakfast. Scrambled eggs, bacon, tomatoes, Tracy's lovely pancakes, toast and a huge bowl to mixed ...