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Christmas wine tasting with Ellis Wharton Wines

The more I spend time at specialist wine sellers such as the fabulous BinTwo of Padstow or Ellis Wharton Wines, Par, the more I am wowed by the knowledge, the hand-picked bottles and the lingo, with which admittedly I still struggle....

Clandestine Cake Club

A club of cake lovers meeting in a secret location; eating, gossiping and swapping cake bake horror stories:...

Trereife Christmas Fair

Calling all Christmas fans! The fabulous Queen Anne Manor House in Penzance, venue of choice for the must have, new and quirky Cornish designers and craftsmen, is holding a Christmas Gift buying fair starting Friday 18th...

Grumpies of Cornwall - Serious About Food

Wheal Kitty had a bit of a pie fest last week. Grumpies of Cornwall delivered 6 beautifully packaged pies to HQ and we decided we couldn’t possibly eat all 6; thus we enlisted the willing help of Finisterre and Atlantic...

Top 5 Best Bonfires

Remember remember the 5th of November, gun powder treason and plot. Although really, one could be forgiven to associating Bonfire Night with: bonfires, fireworks, hog roasts and sparklers. GCG have put together 5 of the best bonfire...

Ice skating Returns to The Eden Project!

Ice skating may not be my forte… but I do love it. Dancing on Ice? Much more like Bambi, nevertheless the return of ice skating to The Eden Project this month has me flexing the bruises of last year’s skating endeavours and reaching...

VINTAGE FUN AT THE BEDRUTHAN STEPS HOTEL

Looking cool on the beach has never (sob) come naturally to me. But at last I have discovered a sure-fire way to sass up my style and boost my beach...

Cornish Food Festival Fun

I could describe myself as a ‘foodie’, but that’s really just a synonym for ‘greedy’. In any case, where else would I be on a September Sunday than at the Cornwall Food & Drink Festival in Truro, nibbling, munching and...

BREAKAST WITH … LUCY JEWSON OF FRUGI

I don’t know how she does it? Forget Sarah Jessica-Parker. Real life Mumpreneur, eco hero and multi- award winning businesswoman Lucy Jewson, talks us through her morning routine of jam, gym kit and juggling her full-time role as...

David White: BBC Radio Cornwall

Inspired by Roberts Radio’s celebrations dashing DJ David White of BBC Radio Cornwall (95.2 | 103.9 fm) has been tempted out by, what I have dubbed, the best coffee in Truro and for an hour I am prying into the secret world of the...

PAWS UP! CELEBRATING THE END OF THE BEACH BAN WITH HOUND BOUTIQUE...

It’s a big day in any dog’s diary and for the Aggie canine crew its cause for celebration. Saturday 1st October marks the end of the beach ban for us four-legged fraternity. Get your paws in the sand and on a super stylish...

Welbeck Tiles: Send me a postcard

Vintage and original: Welbeck Tiles have made like Rumplestiltskin and spun straw into gold; or more accurately clay tiles into gifts. They have reinvented how we think about tiles by giving them a narrative and making them look so...

Rodda’s - The Cream of the Crop

A rousing sing-a-long at the Last Night of the Proms, freshly lawned Wimbledon courts or the majestic sound of willow against leather on a lazy summer afternoon. Few occasions evoke such raw patriotism and unite us as a nation but let...

Hats Off to Holly!

Holly Young: Milliner. Maker of lavish and luxurious fascinators, stylish and retro hats and designer of just about anything that you would wear on your head. Recent award winner and star of Sideways’ beautiful video production. She...

Hooper & Shaw: Port Isaac

The Hooper & Shaw gallery, perched at the top of the Cornish fishing village really is “an emporium of wonderful things”. The first time I gazed greedily through the glass fronted shop it was fast approaching midnight, and firmly...

Breakfast with...Tom Kay of Finisterre

Founder and MD of cult performance wear brand Finisterre spent most of yesterday on the St Agnes Lifeboat (he’s been on the crew for nine years) yet he still managed a surf before work this morning. Is this a normal start to a day in...

Vintage in a Tea Cup

Saturday 10th December in St Agnes Methodist Church from 10.30 – 4.30 will be another glorious morning poring over hand-crafted vintage and retro (1920 -1980 –maybe a bit of 90) clothes, crockery, jewellery, textiles and furniture....

The Wild Bride

A heady mix of darkness and dancing, eerily beautiful singing, swing and bass, and the most devious devil ever to enter an asylum. The Wild Bride at The Asylum is a marvel of lyrical storytelling; this is Kneehigh at their creative...

Stranded at the Drive In...

Do the truffle shuffle! Oh yes, Goonies at The Drive In! Atlantic FM and Swanpool Beach Café teamed up to host two brilliantly retro evenings; screening firstly The Italian Job – well they are sponsored by Ocean Falmouth Mini - and...