Follow the ancestors – Chysauster Ancient Village

If there one period of history I love most it's got to be ancient history. The pre-history of the UK holds a special fascination and seeing as I live here, it's easier for me to visit what remains of it. Chysauster Ancient Village near Penzance in Cornwall, is an Iron Age settlement consisting of a… Continue reading Follow the ancestors – Chysauster Ancient Village

Notebook Collection: St Micheals Mount, Cornwall

Just off the coast of Marazion, Cornwall, is a tiny island, known as St Micheals Mount. When the tide is low, you can walk across the beach, down the causeway to the island itself, and explore the abbey turned home that sits at the top. A dark, blustery day just adds to the drama here.… Continue reading Notebook Collection: St Micheals Mount, Cornwall

A Visit to Poldark Country – Cornwall, UK

If you're not familiar with BBC series "Poldark" let me sum it up - set in Cornwall in the eighteenth century, it focuses on Ross Poldark, played by Aidan Turner, who's trying to make his fortunes by mining copper, and has a penchant for scything things with his top off. Ok, so there's actually far… Continue reading A Visit to Poldark Country – Cornwall, UK

Notebook Collection: The Eden Project

Image of collected notebooks

I've decided to post more about my notebook collection and to that end, I'll be putting up a post about a particular notebook about once a month. Hopefully this will be of interest to fellow notebook nuts like me. I've even made a new menu link up the top where I'll stash all notebook related… Continue reading Notebook Collection: The Eden Project

The Ballad of Annie Jeffries

They called me the Changeling babe, Not quite a girl, not quite right. Through needle eyes I saw other realms and went wild dancing round finger trees. I jumped the Naiad, on a green bowing branch, and sang to the fair behind the fronds. Nay boy could beat me at their games, I would lick… Continue reading The Ballad of Annie Jeffries

Inspiration – Cornwall

Cornwall has inspired many writers. My recent holiday¬†certainly sparked a few ideas in my head. I won't waffle on, rather share some of the photos I took and hope they might inspire others. Padstow Land's End The Eden Project Bodmin Jail Lanhydrock House Carnglaze Carverns Woodland walk Japanese Garden   Related reads Dark Woods Exploring… Continue reading Inspiration – Cornwall