Tuesday, 12 May 2020
The Big Question of My Day: What Way to Walk?
I went for a morning roam on my own and had a choice of which way to head. The old mileage stone (above) told me it was 13 miles to Truro (though the internet states it is 14.2 miles). But, whatever, too far for me to walk before lunch. The other sign post had a few suggestions too, even though one of the arms has been broken. The two places missing are St. Dennis and Newquay.
I wandered along the road until I reached a new roundabout under construction. It is getting in position for a new housing estate - see Development at Higher Trewhiddle.
I decided to follow a farmer's track off the road which gave me some lovely open views and not a person in sight. There were a few cows but they didn't seemed too fussed as I passed them.
Nice at times to be alone with your own thoughts.
Back to reality though, with houses in view.
But spotted some bluebells on an open field.
After about an hour-and-a-half I was home again and had a quick look around the garden.
The new ceanothus bush, in the back garden, has unexpectedly exploded with blue flowers …
… and is full of buzzing flying insects
The apple tree is in full of blossom. This is the tree my wife grew from a pip and produced apples last year for the first time - after eight years. See my post:
Growing An Apple Tree From A Pip.
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