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.


We often have sheep in the field in front of us – the one that gives our chalet it’s name – and the field actually wraps around the front and back. The sheep tend to spend the morning in the … Continue reading

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  I know about Martin Dorey because we have his Camper Van Cookbook  unfortunately  we don’t have a camper van, (although one would very cool parked up alongside the chalet), but his recipes are great for camping (obviously) and for … Continue reading

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Cabin envy warmth

Check out these cabins…they make me think of warmer climates and journeys to California especially and right now… that’s much needed. The pic on the right reminds me of an open garden we chanced upon last year on holiday in … Continue reading

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Plastic Pollution

  When I was a kid I used to take the empty pop bottles back to the shop and I was allowed to keep the deposit but, more importantly, it was a way to recycle the bottles. I have no … Continue reading

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February skies

  From dawn til dusk… friend, colleague and teenage son’s godfather was staying at the chalet last weekend, he captured some wonderful skies on his camera in the 48 hours he was there. All photos by Mark Pinkosh

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Winter sun

It’s been pretty wet here on the cliff and lots of muddy pools along the back lane and localised flooding on the roads around the peninsula, so I am going to post a photo I took a week ago to … Continue reading

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Bothy cabin envy

Take a look at this, a bothy situated on a sheep farm and insulated with sheep wool. Taken from  

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