Author Archives: Ruth

About Ruth

I am an actor and theatre maker, I moved down to the SW of England 20 years ago with my partner and son. Ten years ago we bought a chalet on the Rame Peninsula and are fully embracing life of the cliff.

Rag and Bone

I chose this book because I read the blurb and thought it sounded really interesting and for someone who likes a good forage, be it in skips or on the shoreline, I reckoned I would really like it. I was … Continue reading

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A new outlook

For the last ten years we have had sheep in the field outside our chalet, every year they lamb, staying over the summer and moving around the four fields that surround us. This year was no exception in the beginning, … Continue reading

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Just a little crap…

As we head into that non period between Christmas and New Year and knowing I haven’t written anything for a quite a few months I thought I would use this time to put that right. In the first lock down … Continue reading

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Storm Laura and mud slides

When August normally comes around in a normal year the weather always turns and we say it always does this when the schools break up. Now, this is not a normal year and schools have barely functioned and yet, when … Continue reading

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Walks in Isolation 2

   It’s been a long time, I suddenly felt bad about posting photos of the beach, being able to get out and have so much space around me; a guilt for being able to access these places. I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Walks in Isolation

  Taking onboard the one bit of exercise we can do each day during this pandemic we have chosen to walk along bits of the south west coast path that are accessible from our home. We have to walk through … Continue reading

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Cornish Isolation

  It sounds biblical but after the floods comes the plague and just like everywhere else we are being told to stay indoors. The decree comes on the Spring equinox and as it does there is a change and we … Continue reading

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Leap Year

As we wait for yet another storm to arrive [don’t you think it’s weird how they like to arrive at weekends] a Happy Birthday to all those celebrating their birthdays today. My grandmother’s birthday was on the 28th and for … Continue reading

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January 31st 2020

It’s been a month of wet – ferocious downpours and foggy days with sea frets that hang in the air. Occasionally there has been some dry sunny winter days sharing wonderful sunsets with us. Our neighbours, the sheep, have been … Continue reading

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The most flooded town

  There’s been a lot of flooding this autumn and early winter but if I were to ask which area/place is the most flooded, where would you say? South Yorkshire? Somerset? areas which have both been beset with burst rivers … Continue reading

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