Tuesday, June 27, 2017

OLD & NEW

 
OLD & NEW A very old Photo:( C.J. King. Copyright R. Douglas (Chemist) St. Mary's ). taken on Bryher from near the Hell Bay Hotel looking towards Watch Hill and the Town compared with today's view from near the same spot. ( There were too many trees and undergrowth to get the exact spot !!! )........Robin Mawer

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Some shots, from different locations, of the large Cruise Ship " Columbus " in the Roads today, She is, I think the largest Cruise Ship ( Certainly this year ) to visit the Islands. She came from Dublin and has now gone on to St. Peter Port, Channel Islands. ................Robin Mawer

Monday, June 26, 2017

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This Song Thrush & and a Robin came to share our snack at the Ruin Cafe Tresco this morning........Robin Mawer

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This Song Thrush & and a Robin came to share our snack at the Ruin Cafe Tresco this morning.......Robin Mawer

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The gaff ketch " Tectona " arriving into Watermill Cove this evening from Plymouth. Tectona is loaned by Tectona Trust to The Island Trust, who operate her. Tectona Trust use Tectona themselves for voyages helping people in Recovery from drug addiction. Tectona was built in India in 1928............Robin Mawer

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From Porthlow this evening ( Monday ) at about Sunset time ........Robin Mawer

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Unknown Insect on a shoe - Bryher today !..............Robin Mawer

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A large " Oil Beetle " on Bryher today............Robin Mawer

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I saw this on my Tresco Channel paddle today !....................Robin Mawer

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Lots of people at the " Low Tide Event " on the Sand Bar between Tresco & Bryher early this afternoon..........Robin Mawer

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

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" HMS MERSEY " on Fisheries Protection Duties, anchored in the Roads at Sunset Time this evening.........Robin Mawer

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The small cruise ship " Corinthian " leaving Crow Sound this evening bound for Poole - she had come here  from Fisguard .................Robin Mawer

Thursday, June 22, 2017

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The Cruise Ship " Windsurf " in the Roads near Nut Rock this morning..,...Robin Mawer

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Windsurf, from Ian Morison

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

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From Porthlow at 8.40pm. & 9.40pm. on Tuesday evening. ( similar to last night ! ).......Robin Mawer

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Very small spider !!!?.....Robin Mawer