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Autumn Farmer's Markets

Forget the farmers’ crazy cattle rattle: the modern day market has much cooler connotations and has morphed into the shopping destination for the conscientious...

Caravan Cool

You may not believe it, but caravanning in Cornwall is fast becoming synonymous with the world of...

Mindfulness

However Zen you may think you are, there’s one thing that many modern day lives appear to be lacking:...

Origin Coffee get arty at The Exchange

A cool collaboration of coffee and art is opening on Friday 27 March. Cool beans Origin Coffee Roasters are have teamed up with The Exchange in Penzance to run the gallery’s coffee shop. Coffee and art are a natural pairing so the...

Mid-century & Vintage Fair

Calling all creatives! Bedruthan Hotel & Spa’s Mid-century and Vintage Fair is returning on 7-8 March 2015....

Big love, this February

In case you haven’t heard, it’s the season of love. In other words: Valentine’s Day is looming. I’ll admit that Mr and I have made scant effort beyond the first flush of early courtship to commemorate the date; however this...

Je Tam: Utterly Tam-tastic Raw Goodness

From the packaging (two neat brown boxes dressed with green ribbon and a lush label) to the cake, Je Tam’s raw foods are the proof in the pudding that sugar, dairy and gluten are so unnecessary to...

Top 10 Cornish Christmas Markets

‘Tis the season for all sorts. Namely, shopping. And for those keen to cram those hungry Christmas stockings with something a little special, there’s an array of markets scattered across Cornwall that will enthrall, inspire and...

Kneehigh Asylum

The Asylum is Kneehigh’s purpose built theatre tent, which has been described as “a place pre-disposed to magic”. It has been privvy to many shows of amazing talent and has now picked up its guy ropes to settle in a new...

Crime, Cornwall and My First Novel

Throughout my twenties I always wanted to write a book but never got round to it. My job as a features editor at Tatler, the whirligig of London parties and life got in the way. It wasn’t until I had my son that I took stock and...

Pengenna Manor: A most marvellous affair

It seems to me that what one needs when organising an event – other than a robust ‘to-do’ list – is a cracking venue to hold such event. However it is really people that make a venue work for my money and such a person is a...

Polgoon 2013 Vintage

Ah, English wine week. It’s been the perfect excuse to have a mid-week tipple in fabulous sunshine. At the GCG office we’re ready for a taste of the new 2013 vintage from Polgoon, Cornish makers of delectable wines and...

Rick Stein & Kurt Jackson take ‘A Bite of The Camel’

Cool contemporary artist Kurt Jackson and infamous chef Rick Stein are joining forces to celebrate their passion and inspiration from the banks of the River Camel with a new summer art exhibition ‘A Bite of The Camel’....

Sofa.com with Rohan Blacker

Since I laid eyes on the three-seater Oscar sofa in sloe coloured velvet (my dream house is one of subtlety), I’ve been dying to find out more about the furnishings company with a soft...

Sweetpea & Betty Workshop

The one to try before you apply for Grand Design… With phrases like ‘mix to single cream consistency’, ‘no need to prepare the surface’, and ‘liberally brush on the wax’ a workshop at Sweetpea and Betty with Mary and Val...

Saucy sausages

As perhaps previously mentioned… I love sausages. So imagine my delight at getting to try the BPEX award winning Kernow Sausage Company snags. With awards for their Streaky Bacon (taking Gold) and the Cornish Hot Dog (taking Silver)...

Etherington’s Tipsy Trio

The Tipsy Trio are Etherington’s new taste invention with St Austell Brewery. Launched early November for National Sausage Week the tangy, boozy bangers are mouth-wateringly...

Fifteen Cornwall's Autumn Farmers' Market

Head down to Watergate Bay on Saturday 19th October for the annual Fifteen Farmer’s Market – choc full of fabulous seasonal...

Cornish Food Market

What we need here is an easy, time-saving way to get all this lovely produce in one place so it can be bought hassle-free, preferably at a lower cost than the supermarkets to provide an incentive to support local farmers and producers....

Cornish Beauty

As the post-hibernation period approaches and spring steps ever closer, it’s time to celebrate something that’s been wrapped up all winter: your...