Friday, 25 June 2010

Walking for cancer charities

These are the views that I was looking at last Saturday evening, not the best photos but I was walking at the time. I participated in the Mid Summer Madness walk for Marie Curie cancer care and Macmillan cancer support.
The walk was from Padstow to Wadebridge and back again, 11miles in total, we did it in 2hrs & 50 minutes so I was pleased with that. It was a beautiful evening and the sunset was stunning, the lights in the distance below are Padstows.
Sadly I don't have a photo of me taking part, well I was wearing pyjamas ;)
On Sunday we took L to Newquay zoo as it was her 4th birthday on Tuesday, I could barely walk but I hobbled around looking at all the cute babies
Ducklings
Pied Tamarin
Marmoset
Visayan warty pig these are from the Phillipines & are extremely rare so are part of a European breeding program.
Capybara
Talking of babies this baby Blackbird is living in our garden & for some reason it's very tame, today it came in my stable door flew around the utility room panicked and flew out again.
and I found this one in my greenhouse this evening, my first baby cucumber, it's the first time I've grown cucumbers from seed so a very proud moment!

12 comments:

Cheap2Chic said...

Lovely photographs, especially love the second one x

CATHERINE DANIEL said...

Ahh, I love the photos of Padstow - reminds me of holidays down there when my kids were little - they are all now bigger than me! Well done on the Walk!

Cozy in Texas said...

I stopped by your lovely colorful
blog today. What lovely pictures. I lived in Cornwall many years ago.
Ann
Cozy In Texas

bellaboo said...

Had many wonderful hols in Cornwall as a child...love your pics..and that pig is the cutest little thing!
Well done doing the walk,and raising the money.

Bellaboo :0)

noelle said...

Well done you! x

Jess *^_^* said...

Well done on the walk! Those photos look stunning, that must have made it easier being in such lovely surroundings :) x

Mummy Boo Bear said...

Pretty pictures! Loved those night scenes.

Well done on your walk too!

And a happy be-lated birthday to your little girl! hope she had a fantastic day.


MBB x

maryannlucy said...

Fabulous photos, what a wonderful walk, how lucky are you to live in that part of the world.
happy birthday, Miss CB, looks like you had a lovely time

Lizzet said...

Fantastic photos!!!! Well done doing the walk and helping such a great cause :)

Country Style Living said...

So glad the walk went well, the photo's are lovely...

melanie said...

What delightful photos. :) xxx

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