Hang on to your hat , boy was it windy as we attempted to explore The Low Head Pilot Station .
The Low Head Pilot Station is the oldest in Australia dating from 1806. It is situated at the mouth of the Tamar River. It consists of a delightful collection of cottages in a rather lovely setting.
The convict built cottages are all painted white and are gathered round a large green. You can imagine the children playing there and maybe a cricket game too.
This building, known as Pilots Row dates back to 1835 and is home to the Maritime Museum . It tells the stories of shipping on the Tamar River and houses an extensive collection of relics from the days of sail and steam.
Low Head is known locally as Blow Head and today was certainly one of those days, both cool and extremely windy. So much so that after taking our photos and having a quick look around we headed home . We plan to return on another hopefully calmer day to explore further and have lunch at the cafe.
Further on from the Pilot Station is the light station , the third oldest in Australia , and its grand lighthouse. Here is the only G-type foghorn in the Southern Hemisphere, it sounds at noon every Sunday.
I know nothing about the history of this rather cute stone house . It was and maybe still is owned by one of our wealthy business families.
Today’s outfit combines items collected over many years. The cream Covers jacket is now probably 10 years old and I still remember buying it in Sydney as it was a tad expensive . I paired my jacket with very wide leg black linen pants and a black camisole top. A straw boater , beads, thrift shop bangles, earrings and sling back Paco Hererro shoes , also many years old complete the outfit.
Even though I had the individual items for ages they hadn’t played together before and that is the fun of exploring what you have finding different combinations that work together.
Joining Patti for Visible Monday , Mica for Weekday Wear Link Up, Jess for Turning Heads Tuesday and Nancy for Fancy Friday Link Up.