Thursday doors – 10 October 2019

Doors 85 – Fowey, Cornwall (part4)

(Originally published by mistake on Wednesday 9 October… d’oh!)

Wow! A Thursday doors on a Wednesday… how on earth did I manage that? Obviously I am not firing on all cylinders yet.

This week I am continuing with some Cornish doors from a trip to Fowey back in September and in doing so clinging on to what was the last of the decent late Summer weather – now it just rains… every day.

So here they are – dreaming of holidays by the sea.

Three locker doors in a 'beach hut' style, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Three locker doors in a ‘beach hut’ style, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Beautiful old lintle over a stable style door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Beautiful old lintle over a stable style door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
White door with a small black flood gate slotted in at the bottom, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
White door with a small black flood gate slotted in at the bottom, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Should we be concerned? Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Should we be concerned? Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Fine blue gate (no handle?), somewhat weathered at the base, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Fine blue gate (no handle?), somewhat weathered at the base, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Beam Reach - door with a porthole, continuing the nautical theme, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019
Beam Reach – door with a porthole, continuing the nautical theme, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2019

Still more doors to come from Fowey, but you’ll have to wait for them. In the meantime enjoy what’s left of the week and have a lovely weekend.

Please go take a look at the Norm 2.0 blog – the originator of Thursday Doors where there are links to yet more doors in the comments section at the end.

 

by Scooj

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Doors 47 – Fowey

My sister and family have recently bought a farmhouse in Cornwall not too far south of Bodmin. This is excellent news for me, as there is a ready-made bolt-hole for short breaks with the family and dog. In fact I posted some Fowey doors a short while back on such a visit with my daughter in August. Even better than that is that it can serve as a new base for my annual fishing trips with my fishing partner of thirty years.

At the start of September, he and I went away for a few days and our primary task was to check out the coastline from St Austell to Plymouth. Now I am very familiar with Cornwall and spent pretty much every school holiday in Flushing, opposite Falmouth, staying with my grandparents, but this South East coastline of Cornwall has largely remained off my radar.

On our last day we decided to pop into Fowey for some breakfast before fishing on the other side of the estuary in Polruan. As it happened, we abandoned that idea and instead fished the most beautiful bay imaginable called Lantic Bay, a few miles East of Polruan.

Enough context setting – in short, I found myself back in Fowey, so here are some more doors from this recent fishing trip.

Basement door and thick walls, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Basement door and thick walls, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Basement door and thick walls, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Basement door and thick walls, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Boat builder's yard door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Boat builder’s yard door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Cottage door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Cottage door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Quay House door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Quay House door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Dangerous secret door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Dangerous secret door, Fowey, Cornwall, September 2018
Lantic Bay, a hidden jewel, Cornwall September 2018
Lantic Bay, a hidden jewel, Cornwall September 2018

And that’s it for this week.

by Scooj

More doors at: Thursday Doors – Norm 2.0