A year of colour

When I look back on my 2014 in Cornwall, what I see is colour. Poppy reds, heathery purples, bumblebee rusty oranges and sea-green waters…

Here are some photos to illustrate my point.

The glorious Poppy fields at West Pentire
The glorious Poppy fields at West Pentire
Ling, Bell-heather and Gorse in waves of colour across Gwennap Head
Ling, Bell-heather and Gorse in waves of colour across Gwennap Head
Bluebells in Crowhill Valley Woods
Bluebells in Crowhill Valley Woods
Carpets of Round-leaved Sundew at Newlyn Downs
Carpets of Round-leaved Sundew at Newlyn Downs
Large Whites heading for the Verbena against an astoundingly blue sky (no editing - it was really that blue!)
Large Whites heading for the Verbena against an astoundingly blue sky (no editing – it was really that blue!)
Green-blue shallow seas round Looe Island
Green-blue shallow seas round Looe Island
And okay, this one's not from Cornwall, but I had to include my favourite Kenyan bird from my trip there in January - the Lilac-breasted Roller.
And okay, this one’s not from Cornwall, but I had to include my favourite Kenyan bird from my trip there in January – the Lilac-breasted Roller.

What colours come to your minds when looking back over 2014?