Day 301 Rest Day at Gwithian

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Rest day

Jill’s house, Gwithian

It was a beautiful, sunny day with a clear blue sky; however, it was very windy. 

Gwithian beach and Godrevy Island
I had always intended to take a day off at Gwithian because I needed to be around St Ives on Thursday. Jill very kindly offered to host me for a second night (at least I think she did and hopefully it wasn’t that I just didn’t leave!). 

I spent a lovely morning chatting over tea and coffee, and checking out the CCTV that Jill has in her bird box. We were watching 6 very noisy Great Tit chicks being fed and getting ready to fledge. 

Gwithian Methodist Chapel, built in 1810, with a thatched roof, and restored by Jill’s friend
Jill had some things to do and my friends Gareth and Helen were in the area so I walked down to Godrevy Head to meet them. I spent the afternoon on the headland, in the beach cafe and on the beach. I rather enjoyed digging a police boat, robber’s boat and police car for Matthew and Louise. I’m not convinced any of them were as good as the ones that were dug for me all those years ago!

Matthew driving my police car!
I returned to Jill’s late afternoon and we had supper and a good chinwag. She has a fascinating family. It had been a lovely, relaxing day. 

3 thoughts on “Day 301 Rest Day at Gwithian

  1. Donna Munday June 2, 2016 / 12:36 am

    So pleased the visit to Jill was so successful! You’ve made a new Cornish friend! Dx


  2. Chris Frazer June 3, 2016 / 3:07 am

    Even little birds need their privacy…….stalking a family of tits….whatever next!?

    The police boat was workable but it was apparent it was in need of more work. Obviously Devon and Cornwall Constabulary feeling the budget cuts.


    • Lucy June 3, 2016 / 7:58 am

      Obviously, otherwise they wouldn’t have employed me!!!


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