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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Miracle Theatre’s ‘Aladdin’ at the Princess Pavillion

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Hilarious family fun, wonderfully entertaining! This show should be part of everyone’s Christmas! Going to see a pantomime is very much a Christmas tradition that began when I was a small child. So when I was asked to review Miracle Theatre‘s production of ‘Aladdin’ I couldn’t have been more delighted. And now after seeing […]

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From Granite to Sea – A Review of Alex Langstone’s latest book

There are some books that I turn to again and again. Ones that I regularly pull down from my bookshelf when I am researching something. Or when I am looking for somewhere new to explore. After spending just a few short weeks with Langstone’s latest book I already know it too is going to become […]

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The Marvellous Miss Molly’s Tearoom- a rather curious hidden treasure!

I think it is safe to say that there is no where quite like Miss Molly’s Tearoom. You will find it just outside the town of Camborne in a house called The Old College. This 200 years old building is now a fantastic wonderland of antique, vintage and retro bric-a-brac. Nestled amongst the hat stands […]

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The Cotton Bag Company & the South West’s growing Eco-friendly Credentials

When I was asked whether I would be interested in writing a review of The Cotton Bag Company‘s latest design of Tote bag I was apprehensive – how would this fit in with my blog? But then something really important occurred to me. . . Practically everyone I know has been switching to refillable water […]

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Box Brownie – The original ‘Mirrorless Camera’ Vs the 21st century version

I love old cameras. I love their design. The weight, the heft of them. Their quirks and foibles. These idiosyncrasies make them wonderful and exciting to use but sometimes you just want to take the best possible picture, without worrying how it is going to turn out! Whip out a modern digital mirrorless camera you […]

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