Tag: cornwall

Our day in photographs

Our day in photographs

Early morning walk for Ella and Daisy, ready to go. Dillon and Taz at the end of our lane love their morning strokes. Daisy always says hello to Dillon. The lane is full of hedgerow flowers. Back for breakfast.Looks like a bird meeting out on […]

Cornish sunset

Cornish sunset

The sunsets over the past few days have been stunning. This is Illogan South Cornwall looking North from the back of our garden.

Glendurgen

Glendurgen

So no recipe posts today, catch up tomorrow. I’ve been here at this amazingly beautiful place today celebrating with G.D. our 36th wedding anniversary, hope you enjoy the pics. These lovely sculptures are found at the entrance to the gardens, which lead down through beautiful […]

Walking king Arthurs Lake

Walking king Arthurs Lake

Some people believe that it was here at Loe Pool that Sir Bedivere threw King Arthur’s sword, Excalibur into the lake, Cornwall’s largest natural body of freshwater. It is also said that it was here experiments concerning the development of the ‘bouncing bomb’ during the […]

Why we moved to Cornwall

Why we moved to Cornwall

I was recently given some questions to think about and as a result, I have written this blog post as I pondered over how to answer them. In the summer of 2015 GD and I were still living in a 3 bedroomed terraced house on […]

Apple pie and a Solar Eclipse

Apple pie and a Solar Eclipse

To mark the solar eclipse last night GD, myself, my youngest and my eldest boys, daughter in law and two youngest grandsons gathered round a small fire, to chat and snuggle and roast marshmallows in the flames. In the U.K. it was never going to […]

Cornwall Illogan Valley Walk

Cornwall Illogan Valley Walk

While the parentals are travelling back to London with the hire van and staying overnight to empty the old house, GD and I decide to go with Willow their mischievous beagle and our two grandsons to explore the valley in Illogan that passes under the […]

Gwithian

Gwithian

Sitting on my rock at the edge of the sea. With my seal friend for company. A brew on the cliff top as the sun begins to set. Perfect day.

Mazey Day fireworks Penzance

Mazey Day fireworks Penzance

What’s it all about? In the late 1800s, Golowan was one of the last surviving midsummer festivals practiced in Cornwall. Traditionally, blazing tar barrels were paraded around the town’s streets and bonfires were lit on the surrounding hills which could be seen all around Mounts […]

The Standing Stones of Pendarves Quoit

The Standing Stones of Pendarves Quoit

Quoit -meaning the flat covering stone of a dolmen. Dolmen- meaning a type of single megalithic tomb with a large flat stone laid on upright ones. Most date from the early Neolithic (4000–3000 BC) as does the one at Pendarves near Camborne Cornwall. The word Dol-men originates […]