iWalk Cornwall – Discover Cornwall’s Best Walking App

We all know that walking is good for us in so many ways, both physically and mentally. And especially in recent months, for many of us, I am sure that getting out in nature and escaping the constant news cycle has been very important – I know it has for me! It is easy however […]

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Leach Pottery At 100

This year marks one hundred years since the iconic Leach Pottery in St Ives was founded. Despite the difficulties that 2020 has brought the team are still determined to mark this special year with an inventive programme of events. Find out how you can get involved below! Leach Pottery has been at the forefront of […]

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A Cornish Reading List – my Favourite books about Cornwall

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I have been meaning to compile a reading list of books about Cornwall for a number of years, and now seems the perfect opportunity! If we can’t physically get out there and explore at least we can find inspiration in these pages – and make lots of plans of the places we would like to […]

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Review: Hidden in Plain Sight – a photographic journey into Cornish Mines by Claire Wilson

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“Cornwall is hollow. Centuries of mining has created a honeycomb network of tunnels that criss-cross beneath the beautiful Cornish landscape . . .” The evocative opening lines of Claire Wilson‘s book Hidden in Plain Sight hint at the strange subterranean world which her new collection of photographs reveals. A world hidden from view but one […]

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Treasure Island – Miracle Theatre’s latest triumph!

It is that time of year again! My favourite time . . . It’s panto time! I was delighted to be invited to the opening night of Miracle Theatre’s Treasure Island and what a fantastic night it was! Miracle Theatre continue their celebration of their 40th year with another stellar performance! Treasure Island, a refreshingly […]

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Review of Free Spirits – Rosie Osborne

I have just spent the past few days poring over a new book. Free Spirits is an absorbing collection of intimate interviews with artists based in Cornwall, Paris and London. But this book feels so much more than just a usual compilation of tasteful images and humdrum questions and answers. This is a journal, a […]

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Kernow Alstroemeria – Beautiful Cornish flowers delivered to your door

From Glasshouse to your House I grew up in family of keen gardeners and plant lovers. In fact my parents ran a small nursery alongside our farm for more than 30 years. Consequently we have always had a house full of fresh flowers. So when a parcel arrived from Kernow Alstroemeria I was more than […]

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Review – Estah’s Story at Heartlands

Discovering the story of Estah, a Cornish Bal Maiden, against the breath-taking backdrop of the World Heritage Site at Heartlands was truly wonderful. It will certainly be one of my lasting memories of this summer. This inventive production weaves together threads of Cornwall’s mining past. From the far-flung journeys of our intrepid miners, to the […]

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Review: The Cornish Cook Book

Cornwall is rich. Rich in heritage, rich in beautiful natural resources and rich with some of the finest produce from land and sea. The Cornish Cook Book is the latest in a long tradition of local cook books designed to celebrate this richness. To delight in all that Cornwall has to offer. The Cornish Cook […]

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Review: Five Million Tides, a biography of the Helford River by Christian Boulton

There are certain aspects of our Cornish landscape that are a comforting constant. The tireless sea, the iron-stone tors and the daily ebb and flow of the tidal rivers. Cliché or not, they are familiar, like old friends. This is not to say that any of these things are static, on the contrary, they are […]

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