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End of the road at Port Elliot

Every July, the Port Elliot Festival occurs just down the road from the chalet and for the last three years I’ve mentioned in posts, [check out the category cloud to the right and click on Port Elliot festival] but this … Continue reading

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A walk to the pub

  Yesterday was a busy day in England so we decided to head away from the pomp and circumstance and wander out for a walk, not far just a couple of miles, if that. We were heading for St John, … Continue reading

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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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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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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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RWY festival

I’ve been busy taking trips to Falmouth on work matters so this inaugural Festival in the Royal William Yard passed me by until yesterday, when I was unable to go. A shame because I love the route to the Yard, … Continue reading

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East Cornwall events in the Plymouth History Festival

I note that in the Plymouth History Festival┬áthat runs for the whole of May there are Open Days a stones throw from the Rame Peninsula. On May 17th both Mount Edgecombe House and Anthony House are opening their gardens for … Continue reading

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