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Gardening in Cornwall: What We Do When Autumn Comes

J. is a serious gardener, and she grows the best tomatoes I’ve eaten since I moved to the U.K. I don’t know how she kills slugs and snails on her patch in the spring, but I know she does, because if you’re going to grow anything around here, you have to. 224 more words

Americans In Britain

A la recherche du temps perdu

A much belated paean to film.

It’s almost Halloween, with the summer holidays a distant speck away. Faint, though memorable, like a drifting scent on the breeze or the lingering finish of a fine wine. 231 more words


Crumpets. Rebecca.

Those dripping crumpets, I can see them now. Tiny crisp wedges of toast, and piping-hot, flaky scones. Sandwiches of unknown nature, mysteriously flavoured and quite delectable, and that very special gingerbread. 684 more words


Inspiration at the beach...

I went to a Reef gig a few months back.

(Yes they did sing place your hands.)

It was in a pub, in a beach, in Cornwall. 56 more words


New on 500px : Copper Mist by SergioSmiriglio by SergioSmiriglio

Continuing on the misty journey, this was taken the same day as yesterdays image on a different part of the trail.
Thank you all very much for your comments and votes. 35 more words

Real Estate And Mortgage

Chats with... Rob Braybrooks, woodcutter


I can’t believe it’s been nigh on a year since the last Affordable Art Fair in Battersea Park. No wonder Santa started buying me anti-aging cream years ago; this life lark sure does flash by. 932 more words


Some pictures from our trip to St. Ives last month :)

Also! I’m running a great discount code until the end of October, go to my shop and use the code… 23 more words