The Seiners Arms
Travel Blogs from Perranporth
I awake according to my custom before 5am:
Seagulls circling early,
"Come join us".
It's a rest day and we take the time to farewell Ed onto the London train and focus on preparing ourselves for the next stage of this adventure.
... remembered that time fondly with Emily.
So onto our week.........
Driving down the M5 from Shropshire was something I can tick off and not really wish to do again.
A 5 to 6 hour drive turned into an 8 hour drive with torrential rain, traffic standstills and of course the obligatory driving in the wrong direction for awhile. To the extent that a lovely Welsh lass said at a Welcome Break (very awful lay by that sell reconstituted sandwiches and fatty food) that if ...
... Polgooth coming up and I decide to get a taxi there, to bring this ridiculous, arduous trek to an end for the day.
Not backache and blisters.
We end the day with a farewell celebration dinner for Ed. He’s managed about 120kms in six days and richly deserves the praise we heap on him. The day then comes to a speedy end as we retire to bed early to sleep and snore into the ...
... gazing and walking across the Hill Fort, another ancient place through which Hamish Miller has dowsed the Mary current of the ley line. Again we call to mind the evocative words from his book the Sun and the Serpent:
"There can be little doubt that ancient peoples were intuitively aware of special places where the Spirit of the Earth was strong, certain spots where the forces of Nature were concentrated and could affect human ...
... tomorrow’s wedding of the offspring of the now deceased former Church Warden. Speaking to the current Church Warden we became conscious he is somewhat wary of our mission. Our ley line did not seem to align well with his version of spirituality.
We had had a somewhat alarming experience earlier in the day. When traversing several fields, we had found ourselves surrounded at one stage by frisky young bulls. The situation ...