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30 Oct 2016

With such a prolonged summer in Cornwall, followed by a very mild Autumn thus far, the trees and hedgerow ferns have only just started to transform into the deep russets, oranges and reds synonymous with the season, so it’s felt like Halloween has come a bit early to C...

28 Oct 2016

It can be tough moving to a new area - making new friends and generally fitting in. My husband would argue that I don’t bother much with the latter much now I’m well into my grumpy forties, and my ‘take me as you find me’ attitude to life these days perhaps doesn’t he...

24 Oct 2016

If you’ve been following my ‘Relocating to Cornwall’ series, you will know that my husband and I opted to purchase a barn conversion for our new home, having

18 Oct 2016

What could be better than spending a beautiful mild Autumn weekend by the Cornish coast.

Not much you might think. 

Add to the mix fresh local seafood, shellfish, molluscs, ale and sea shanties and you may well have just described the Oyster Festival that took place in F...

15 Oct 2016

You may recall in an earlier post that I said we were in the process of slowly refurbishing our lovely but rather tired Cornish barn conversion. 

This time round we’ve decided to pace ourselves rather than rush in all paint brushes blazing.  My approach to design has me...

12 Oct 2016

I have commented in previous posts about how some of my friends and family thought my husband and I had suddenly taken leave of our senses when we told them of our plans to say goodbye to the town we knew so well and had grown up in, in order to pursue our dream life i...

6 Oct 2016

I love that all things vintage is going through a bit of revival at the moment.  There’s so many vintage fairs, flea markets and shops in the South West, it’s hard to know where to start.  What a problem to have I hear you say.  Yes, it’s a hard life sometimes....

4 Oct 2016

The weather in Cornwall, even for the start of Autumn, has been stunning and I’ve been able to work outside on my furniture for much of the time, rather than being stuck inside my workshop.

However, once the sun disappears over the grassy hill at the top of our garden a...

3 Oct 2016

I covered in Part 1 of my blog 'Relocating-to-Cornwall---Part-1-Myth-reality-the-whole-Cornish-Pasty', our initial first steps moving away from the rat-race to the South West of England. 

So why Cornwall?

Well that would be my doing.  I’ve always wanted to live in the co...

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