Tag Archives: Cornwall

Winterwood Lessons

Me: We need to take Brown Spaniel out somewhere – he’s bored. Spouse: Ok. Me: Where shall we go? Spouse: Dunno. Let’s just get in the car and see what happens. Me: Well… wouldn’t it be better to have a … Continue reading

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The Gwelhellin Experience

Weeks ago I was contacted on my other blog by a singular human being by the name of Jonathan Xavier Coudrille. Coudrille introduced himself and sent me a photograph that I, with my fondness for eccentricity and facial hair, could … Continue reading

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Heartbreak Motel

Today didn’t start off well. I received a letter out of the blue from Dorothy Perkins saying I owe £144 on a store card that I thought was all paid off. I’d received no statements and they’d been gradually piling … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and The Black Swan Inn, Gweek.

Foreword: I’ve had such fun with this post and all the ensuing chats with the lovely people of Gweek, and I am reliably informed that this pub is now under new ownership, and is being run by the best people … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Change

I suppose it’s grimly appropriate that, in the week of Margaret Thatcher’s death, I have been out photographing evidence of the decline of tin mining in Cornwall. But if I’m honest, I have no idea whether or not Thatcher had … Continue reading

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My grandmother’s drawings

I’ve been blitzing the house today. My kitchen is so clean I’m scared to go in it and I’ve filled a box big enough to sleep in with recycling from the spare room. This afternoon I started tackling the bookshelves … Continue reading

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More Urban Exploration

Some time ago, in this post, I promised a few more shots of Redruth Brewery. This is still my favourite place to photograph although I’m open to suggestions for better ones (hint).

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