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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Boardmasters – Cornwall’s Coolest sustainable festival

Sustainability is the word on everyone’s lips and Boardmasters is leading the way! It feels like Cornwall has been embracing in the eco-friendly movement for a long time. From Surfers Against Sewage in the 1990s to the Plastic Free communities of today, I like to think that we go all out to protect this beautiful […]

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A Guided Tour at Colwith Farm Distillery – Cornwall’s Award Winning Gin & Vodka Distillery

In a market that is bursting with great artisan spirits, we are all looking for that little bit more, that something special. So with an awarding-winning taste, unique production methods and a wonderful story behind it Colwith Farm Distillery really should be on everyone’s lips. Colwith Farm near Fowey was bought by Stafford Dustow in […]

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Review: Endless featuring N:DLESS – Immersive, Nostalgic . . . Hilarious!

I don’t think I have ever been to a show where there was such a party atmosphere before anything actually happened! But somehow we all feel like we are going out, and not just out but out, out! Immersive, Nostalgic, Hilarious! As soon as E:Dless burst on to the stage we are off on the […]

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Endelienta – Baroque & their summer programme

It is a dark and damp March evening but the leaded windows of St Endellion church are sending a welcoming glow out into the night. In the depths of the Cornish countryside, where the nosiest neighbours are the tawny owls, a small group of music lovers are in for a wonderful and unexpected treat. Based […]

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Review – All Rivers Run Free by Natasha Carthew

A woman on the edge of the sea finds a girl on the edge of life. I always used to say that no matter where I was in the world if you picked me up and dropped me down anywhere in Cornwall I would know I was home. There is something in the air, in […]

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Women of the World Festival, Falmouth 2019

From the 7th until the 10th March Falmouth will be playing host to a whole weekend of free events, talks, workshops and performances to designed to celebrate and nurture women and girls in Cornwall. So, what is the Women of the World Festival? In a nutshell: It is a joyous celebration of what it means […]

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Cornwall’s Social Media Stars – who to follow . . .

This is very much my personal pick of Cornwall’s top social media stars. The online influencers that I love and admire. The bloggers, Instagram and Twitter accounts and Facebook pages I just can’t do without! Just a few years ago I was a real technophobe. Me and my old Nokia phone were quite happy to […]

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