Festival of Leaves #8

Boer war memorial – morrab gardens, Penzance The war memorial to honour eight men from Penzance who lost their lives during the Boer War was erected in Morrab Gardens in 1904. The memorial takes the form of a life-size statue of a volunteer soldier in khaki, wearing a Baden-Powell hat, and leaning on the buttContinue reading “Festival of Leaves #8”

Friday Fountain Challenge: November

This unique and delightful water feature was made by Michael Johnson at The Copper Works, Newlyn and is located near the Sensory Garden in Penlee Park, Penzance. I know, from a distance it doesn’t really look much does it? But come a little closer… and admire those copper leaves and the fluid shape of theContinue reading “Friday Fountain Challenge: November”

Penlee Memorial Garden

To the western side of Penzance you will find some of the most architecturally stunning houses clustered around Regent’s Square and the surrounding streets. Well worth spending half an hour to explore. In the midst of this area are the Morrab Sub-Tropical Gardens and Penlee  Park within which is Penlee House Gallery and Museum an elegantContinue reading “Penlee Memorial Garden”