Treasure those Memories … part 1 … Carbis Bay for G7 Summit 2021
Nothing like peregrinating … which I’m still doing after last week’s ‘new year’ … my brother’s card was ‘don’t count them (good thing) … just ‘Treasure those Memories’ …
… fortunately life comes to my rescue … as the G7 Summit 2020 is coming to Cornwall in June 2021 … and, of course!, they’ve chosen Carbis Bay … where I learnt the importance of enjoying life: not many clothes, with possibly a bucket and spade on that beach.
So be it … don’t get too agitated … that’s it really … but I thought I’d do a couple of (few) easy posts along treasuring memories about Cornwall and the Carbis Bay region.
Penwith - the western end of Cornwall
(St Ives at top)
My grandmother with her 2nd husband had a house on the road down to Carbis Bay beach … it’s about 2 miles outside St Ives – the picturesque seaside town that was my grandfather’s hometown … where his family had been a major force, before an accident killed him in the early 1920s.
|Aged 2 1/2 perhaps?|
Those childhood holiday memories have been coaxed back to life … our history of where we began. I’ll enlighten you a little in the coming posts … shortish but with some of my background … starting with today’s nakedness on Carbis Bay beach!
Carbis Bay beach 21st C
I am somewhat worried about the decision to hold the Summit down there … do they know how tiny the lanes are? Gridlock is coming … I suspect … and perhaps other things, especially if they haven’t sorted the fishing industry out by then …
|Idealised Great Western Railway|
poster +/- 1920s
More Treasure those Memories to follow … it’s certainly bringing that era back into childhood focus … while knowing it’s where our maternal roots came from …
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