Hayle beach: 3 miles of golden sand

Last week I was lucky enough to have an afternoon off work which happened to coincide with one of the warmest days of the year so far. So I decided to get out and about and enjoy the beautiful part of Cornwall that’s right on my doorstep: Hayle beach! I’ve officially lived in Hayle since…

Sunny Sundays by the Sea

After a very slow start to January, things have really started looking up. When I haven’t been busy with my proofreading work, I have found time to catch up with some of my wonderful friends Β and have also been on some lovely outings to Totnes, Looe and Polperro with someone a bit special; possibly more…

Exploring Dyrham Park in South Glos

Please excuse me for being MIA in recent weeks. I have been neglectful of my blog again but I do have some exciting news to report! After a few months of searching, I now have two exciting jobs! I have started working as a freelance proofreader for a company producing educational resources and next week…

A wander In The woods

Autumn: the weather gets crisper, the drinks get warmer and the evenings get cosier. Not only that, the countryside dazzles us with its vibrant hues of green, red, yellow and orange. This time of year is perfect for grabbing your wellies and heading out for a wander in the woods. There’s no better feeling than…

The stunning seaside town of St Ives

On a beautiful and crisp spring day, mum and I decided to go and spend a day in the stunning seaside town of St Ives. This was before I started my Captain Cornwall blog but, looking back, it was one of the best days which marked the beginning of summer. Initially we had planned to…