StMartinsJeff2

A Scilly Adventure – Part 3

Our last full day dawned bright and clear, and the wind had calmed considerably. We had hoped to make the trip to Bryher, but sailing times made visiting St Martin’s a more viable option for us. We know that island well, and it is always a delight to revisit familiar paths – and labyrinths! After [Read More]

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A Scilly Adventure – Part 2

Getting from one Scilly isle to another is an adventure in itself. Little open boats leave daily from the harbour at St Mary’s according to weather and tides –  for us that’s part of the fun. Our ride to St Agnes was a bit choppy following the storm that had hammered us the night before, [Read More]

GiantsCastleJeff

A Scilly Adventure, part 1

The labyrinth leads us to amazing places. We spent last week revisiting the Isles of Scilly off the coast of Cornwall in hopes of learning a bit more about the origins of the St Agnes Troytown. We will probably never know who built it back in the 1720’s, or why, but we wanted to trawl [Read More]