Bewitching Breeches covering a Swashbuckler … a protagonist who is heroic and idealistic to the bone, who rescues Demelza, a damsel in distress.
Winston Graham’s books have hit the tv screen again and will no doubt hit the overseas screens too … BBC’s Poldark the 2nd series has started on tv …
A Buff Bottom is seen disappearing into a delightful cove … how many modern Bodice wearers have recently been unlaced?
|World Heritage Mining Walk in Penwith (the far west|
of Cornwall (see Botallack south of Pendeen)
Some of Poldark 2015 was filmed at Botallack, while the Botallack Mining Walk goes through outstanding historic and industrial sites set in that coastal heathland, with its rare wild flowers, managed by the National Trust.
Botallack Manor Farm was used as Ross Poldark’s home: Nampara.
The tiny Porthgwarra Bay was where the skinny dip took place – in Cornish: Porth Gorwedhow, meaning very wooded cove …
|Botallack Mine engine houses|
Botallack Mine forms part of the Crown Mine developments at St Just, very near Lands End. The mine extends for about 400 metres under the Atlantic Ocean; the deepest shaft is 250 fathoms (about 500m) below sea level.
Then there’s a Botallackite mineral.
That is B for Bewitching Breeches baring all briefly in a tiny Bay near Botallack on the Beautiful Granite Bluff where Botallackite can be mined … from Aspects of British Cornish …
Poldark details and information here at the Cornwall Today site.
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