Windy day on Genoveses

Looking towards Los Genoveses beach

The Levante wind is still blowing today but on Genoveses beach the scudding clouds and white surf made a change of scene from the usual placid sea and clear blue sky.

Braving the surf

It is still warm but only a few braved the waves for a swim.

Little cove next to Genoveses

The sheltered little cove the other side of the headland looked particularly inviting.

Windsurfers at speed

The conditions were ideal for wind and kite surfers though.

Agaves and dunes behind the beach

Behind the beach the agaves and dunes helped to create some dramatic pictures.

Flora behind the beach

If you click on the photos they will enlarge.

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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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One Response to Windy day on Genoveses

  1. angela bell says:

    Beautiful as ever. Digby they are stunning photos.How does it feel to be back thaere again?

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