Author Archives: Ruth

About Ruth

I am an actor and theatre maker, I moved down to the SW of England 17 years ago with my partner and son. Five years ago we bought a chalet on the Rame Peninsula and are fully embracing life of the cliff.

Hidden Stories: Hidden Places

  Over the past few months I have been working with my colleague Derek on recording some stories that will become part of an audio trail for a hidden cemetery in Falmouth. The Ponsharden Burial ground is a dissenters graveyard … Continue reading

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Dam the plastic flood

‘The EU wants to fight the waste problem, but behind the scenes, the plastic lobby is fighting for its interests – for example, against bans on single-use plastic. It’s up to us to tip the balance.’ [WeMove.EU] This is a … Continue reading

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Summer in the back lane

Above is the back lane at the height of summer with Tregantle Fort in the background. Many times as you drive down you will see a buzzard sitting on the pole looking down into the verges, or a dragon fly … Continue reading

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Port Elliot 2017

This years Port Elliot festival was a wet one, after a few years of glorious weather at the festival it was bound to happen one year. A highlight is to watch folk swimming in the river and getting muddy, but … Continue reading

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Landscape Theatre

Normally at the beginning of the summer holidays I am heading to the Lost Gardens of Heligan for Kneehigh’s Asylum which I mentioned previously here and here. This year is a barren year for the Asylum but although that sounds harsh I … Continue reading

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cabin envy artist studio

This artist’s studio in Norfolk was designed by Threefold Architects and the north facing back looks out onto the changing wheat field [no P.M jokes]. I really like the cabin’s carbon neutral status with sheep’s wool insulation, rain water harvesting … Continue reading

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microfibres & plastic

  Occasionally I mention on here the increasingly high levels of pollution in our seas and share online forums and campaigns which we may [or may not] believe help. Everyone can help in their own little way especially when visiting … Continue reading

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