Archive for May 26th, 2011

Love art? Love Woolf? Love a beach vacation? Visit St. Ives.

Seven years ago, I spent a delectable two days in the Cornwall town where Virginia Woolf spent her summers as a child. I still dream of going back. It truly is a magical place.

Today’s piece in The Daily Mail will give you lots of details about art on display, art lessons, and other sights in St. Ives.

Places to see include:

I also recommend browsing in the local charity shops. At St. Julia’s Hospice Charity Shop, I found treasures ranging from a collection of German hiking staff shields to framed prints of the English countryside to books with full-color photos of English sites — all for a pittance.

For more on St. Ives, read:

Seeing St. Ives and London in Woolf’s time

Spring break on the beach at St. Ives

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