Summer before the crowds

The beach this morning

The beach this morning

Las Negras this morning.
The village and beach

The village and beach

Summer has arrived and the temperature has risen to 30C but the village is still tranquil.
The south end of the beach

The south end of the beach

It is the 13th June so the summer crowds have yet to arrive and the beach is almost empty.
Calm, warm sea

Calm, warm sea

The sea is calm and warm.
Beach and boats

Beach and boats

We cannot think of a better place to be on a day like today.

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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live in the little coastal village of Las Negras in the heart of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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2 Responses to Summer before the crowds

  1. angela bell says:

    Enjoy it before the mad arrive!

  2. Maureen says:

    I love this blog! I hope to get to this part of the world some day soon. I have fallen in love with the natural beauty of this area. You are so lucky to live here.

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