Category Archives: Cornwall

Tomato Blight – 4 (All Natural) Prevention Tips

The tell tale signs of tomato blight have hit us extra early this year. It doesn’t normally show until the fruit are a good size, so we can just remove the leaves and let the fruit ripen on the stem. However, … Continue reading

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Our Poultry Pasture – An Update…

I spent some time watering the plants down in the poultry pasture as it has been so dry (for Cornwall at least!) The 2 apple trees I planted back in January are in leaf and doing well. They’d been cut … Continue reading

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Our Weekend Away at The Cornwall RV 2012

What a brilliant weekend it was, maybe the best yet…? The RV started back in 2007 with just a handful of us, and this year there was roughly 200. It’s run by Footsteps of Discovery, a local woodland based school of … Continue reading

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Canoeing on the River Fowey. The best way to see Cornwall.

Another day off, seriously guys I can’t believe my luck! This time we dusted off our poor neglected canoe and drove down to Penmarlam boat yard We got on the water late morning and enjoyed the best day of weather … Continue reading

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Review – Soap Making Workshop in Cornwall

Last week Mum & I were invited to be guinea pigs for a new series of classes my boss is hosting in her beautiful shop Gill & McColl in Polperro. So yes, this is a review for my boss who … Continue reading

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“Cooper, the super duper truffle hound” Awesome post from Fat of the Land Blog Only three hours of daylight would make any sunrise beautiful, but this one truly is breathtaking. Natural Lore Blog I love this pic at Lobster & Swan … Continue reading

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