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.

Autumn Apple Fest

I share an allotment with mad friend and every plot has an apple tree, each year we collect apples and windfalls which become stewed for pies and crumbles, chutneys and jams. Then last year mad friend got a juicer and … Continue reading

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Writers Hut Cabin Envy

It’s been a whirlwind of a fortnight since my last post, I need to take stock and tackle Autumn projects and writings. This writers hut was submitted to Cabin Porn by Fraser Grace, and the only Fraser Grace  I know … Continue reading

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Au revoir to the cliff

So it’s au revoir to the cliff for teenage son as he heads off for university in ten days time. On a beautiful sunny day last week we walked up to Rame Head at the east side of Whitsand Bay. … Continue reading

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Poppies Wave

whilst in Plymouth city centre for a meeting I popped up to the Hoe and was greeted by the beautiful art installation Poppies Wave that is touring the country and will be in Plymouth until November. It surrounds the Commonwealth … Continue reading

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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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