Enjoying the Launceston Steam Railway

Enjoying the Launceston Steam Railway

When we were away in Cornwall at the end of the school holidays last year, we were generally really lucky with the weather.  On the Thursday we’d spent all day on the beach in our swimwear, slapping on the Factor 50.  We woke up the next morning to a very different kind of day.  It…Continue reading Enjoying the Launceston Steam Railway

Enjoying a walk on Bodmin Moor

Enjoying a walk on Bodmin Moor

At the end of the summer holidays we spent a week in North Cornwall, based in St Breward at Hallagenna Cottages.  Our cottage backed on to the edge of the moors and we’d drive across them every day when we were off on our adventures.  We’d end most days by enjoying a walk on Bodmin Moor.…Continue reading Enjoying a walk on Bodmin Moor

Revisiting Tintagel Castle 20 years on

Revisiting Tintagel Castle 20 years on

When we visited Cornwall last Spring we were tantalizing close to the village of Tintagel. We had so much to cram in that week with friends, that we never got closer than seeing the road signs.  This year, I was determined to rectify that matter.  We arrived in Cornwall early one Saturday morning and decided…Continue reading Revisiting Tintagel Castle 20 years on

Pan pipes - Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 110916

Pan Pipes – Silent Sunday My Sunday Photo 110916

A couple of weeks ago we left home at 4.30am to ensure we missed the bank holiday weekend traffic driving down to Cornwall.  With a breakfast stop once we’d passed Bristol, we were in the pretty village of Boscastle by 9am.  Look who was playing the Pan Pipes to mark our arrival!

Letter to a 7 year old

Project 366 2016 Week 34-36

Project 366 2016 Week 34-36 Day 234 – 254.  A three-week round-up of our adventures at home, in Cornwall and the first week back at school. Sunday 21st August – Day 234 Today has been concentrating on my BIL.  Looking like he’ll need another operation on fluid around his lung.  I totally forgot to take a photo…Continue reading Project 366 2016 Week 34-36