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‘Happy first day of spring’, March 20 2019

‘Happy first day of spring’, March 20 2019

Tonight is a full moon, the March full Moon is special because it reaches its peak on the same day as the spring equinox March 20th. This full Moon is also a ‘Super moon’ which means that the moon may appear brighter and bigger than normal, […]

Cornwall Screech Owl Sanctuary

Cornwall Screech Owl Sanctuary

Yesterday our local Owl sanctuary the ‘Screech Owl Wildlife Park’ held a St Pirans day £2 entry special, and despite the awful windy wet weather we all still had a really nice visit and were glad we had braved the weather to go. The Owls […]

A little bit of homestead wine

A little bit of homestead wine

GD and I are chuffed! GD has been been asked to send some samples of his home brew up to be tried by my daughter in law’s aunt, this came about because my daughter in law’s mum was here and tasted some of GD’s orange […]

Tehidy Woods to  Portreath Beach

Tehidy Woods to Portreath Beach

Tehidy woods to Portreath beach for GD and I takes about 50 minutes to walk at a fairly slow pace, each way. Parking up at Tehidy East Lodge we immediately cross the road to pick up the miners trail for the start of our walk […]

Walking the woodland route at Trelisick

Walking the woodland route at Trelisick

Every week GD and I aim to explore at least one National Trust site or a place of natural beauty in our surrounding area in Cornwall. Today we chose ‘ The Woodland Walk’ at Trelissick,  Trelissick is known not only for its history but for […]

Heligan Gardens

Heligan Gardens

Yesterday GD and I availed ourselves of our locals pass for Heligan Gardens, we have been meaning to go for ages but never quite set a day for it, so I was well pleased to be making up a flask in the morning and heading […]

New Year Home

New Year Home

New years eve we spent at our eldest boys house playing games of pool and board games, having good food with the family, singing ‘auld lang syne’ meaning ‘times long past’, badly, along with the t.v. London firework crowds and then wandered home expecting to sleep […]

Happy New Year 2019

Happy New Year 2019

Christmas this year has been all about family, being together and the of joy being together brings, it has totally filled and warmed my heart. No Christmas gift is more important than this. Below are the Cornwall crew Daisy, Marley, Willow, Charlie, Megs and Thor, […]

How we are ending our pantry challenge year 2018

How we are ending our pantry challenge year 2018

We started 2018 in our house on a pantry challenge for the month of January, we followed it through the whole month and had a great start to the year. It changed our way of thinking on more levels than just getting our cupboards straight. […]

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Homestead Crafts Dipping beeswax candles.

Beeswax is a waxy, non-toxic and natural substance secreted by bees after they consume honey. Bees use this wax to construct honeycombs, a structure of hexagonal cells made by bees to hold their larvae and for storing the honey to feed the larvae and to feed […]