Mini Adventures at Kynance Cove in Cornwall

The Duchy is beautiful in the spring. The perfect time to visit Kynance Cove in Cornwall. May and June in Cornwall are two of my favourite months because the days are long, there is plenty of sunshine and the crowds are yet to arrive. I’m starting a new job next week so I’ve treated myself…

Poldark locations: the magic of Holywell Bay

I was watching BBC’s Poldark on Sunday night and suddenly realised that every episode now seems to have at least one shot of Holywell Bay. It’s one of the most popular Poldark locations in series 4! It happens to be one of my favourite beaches and is only a fifteen minute drive from my house…

My birthday weekend at Tremerth Cottage

It feels a little bit odd writing this now because the lovely birthday weekend I am about to describe  was with my boyfriend, but we’ve since broken up. It’s been once of those strange weeks where I’ve had to make tough decisions and, consequently, my relationship has come to an end and so has one…

7 things to help get you through the week

It’s Monday, the weather is grey and the mornings and evenings are dark. It can be pretty difficult to muster up any enthusiasm when you hear the rain battering against your bedroom window and you know if you retreat from your duvet you’ll be shivering. But it’s not all bad! Here are some suggestions of…

Truro: My Home Town

Today I returned to my home town of Truro. I grew up in Threemilestone (a village three miles from Truro) but spent a lot of time in Truro itself as a child and teenager. Technically, Truro is a city as it has a cathedral, but I like to refer to it as ‘Truro Town’,  as…