What i love the most about France is this, long straight picturesque roads with very few cars, traffic lights, speed traps, road bumps or police on them. Parfait (perfect) if you like to drive.
Have you ever tried standing still for longer than 5 minutes, on hot day, dressed in a costume and covered in oil based face paint, which is the type of paint they have to use as it doesn't run when they sweat. Can't be easy.
With a christmas market selling all things christmas, and ice sculptures at the North Pole, the smell of sausages drifting through the air creates a wonderful atmosphere on a cold crisp evening, it couldn't get more christmassy than that!
Gargoyles have a couple of purposes. Numero uno, to look scary and entice believers into the church, although how this works i'm unsure as personally i might think twice about walking into a building which has been gargoyled.
Cornwall, to which I have a lots of full folders of photography, and whilst on the same trip as the visit to Port Isaac, I thought I would try out the shutter priority or TV (time value) mode on my Canon 50D SLR.
Tegenaria gigantea, or the common house spider. Gigantea sounds about right as if you live in the uk you have probably come across one of these monsters crawling along the side of the skirting board or making a dash for it across the living room floor.