Category Archives: holidays

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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Looking for Snow

Since we moved to the south west of England in 1999 when teenage son was just ten months old he has never seen a blanket of thick white crunchy snow in his hometown. When he was three we spent Christmas … Continue reading

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2017

Its a wet day and the rain has put paid to a New Years Day walk on the beach so its an excuse for taking down the Christmas decorations and cards. Why does the house look so messy by now? … Continue reading

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Chalet Christmas

What do you do when you live in a small cabin and a Christmas tree would take up a quarter of the living space? I’ve been looking on Pinterest and am taken with all the creative ways you can make … Continue reading

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Seen on a beach trip

  A trip to the beach at Whitsand Bay involves walking down one of the cliff paths. We tend to make our down through the chalets at Freathy and then walk along the beach and we usually pick low tide … Continue reading

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Happy St Pirin’s Day

March 5th is St Pirin’s Day, the National day of Cornwall

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watercolour cabin envy

The building on the right is the Nordic Watercolour Museum situated on Lake Tjörn in Skärhamn, Sweden, it opened in 2000 and was voted Museum of the Year in 2010. Across the water and accessed via a wooden walkway are … Continue reading

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