a family day in marazion

St Michael’s Mount: A fun family day out (review + giveaway)

My week of blog birthday giveaways continues with a fun family day out in Marazion. One of the most iconic places in Cornwall, if not the most iconic place, is St Michael's Mount, and it wasn't until a couple of years ago that I finally wandered around the castle itself. We were invited back as… Continue reading St Michael’s Mount: A fun family day out (review + giveaway)

homemade cornish pasty

A round-up of Cornish favourites

I'm using this post as a referencing point for anyone looking for my Cornwall posts. I'll be adding to it as we visit new places. Got some tips? Leave a comment. This summer I want to get out and about a lot more in Cornwall. It was difficult last year with a newborn and this… Continue reading A round-up of Cornish favourites

march 2016 in photos
Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood, stationery

My life in photos: March 2016

We're already a week into April - seriously, where has the time gone? I've been back at work for over two months and Jenson's first birthday is less than two months away. Woah. March flew by in a whirlwind of yet more coffee and cake, plus Easter goodies and sunny walks. Take a peek at… Continue reading My life in photos: March 2016

follow friday
blogging, Books, Film, geekery, Lifestyle

Follow Friday #25

After missing last week's Follow Friday because I was (shock horror) actually out being sociable (I know, right!), and checking into the #lbloggers chat on Sunday for the first time in months, this week's Follow Friday has shit loads of awesome content for your reading pleasure. Enjoy! Books Why I let Jodi Picoult destroy my… Continue reading Follow Friday #25

follow friday
blogging, Books, Lifestyle, Parenthood, stationery

Follow Friday #24

There's lots of loveliness for you to peruse this week as I've caught up quick significantly on my 'to read' list. Enjoy! Blogging 70 Awesome Design Boards to Follow On Pinterest - Design School* Actionable SEO Tips From Bloggers, For Bloggers - more about cat 15 Tips to Get Published Online - aliljoy How to… Continue reading Follow Friday #24


There’s No Place Like Home: West Cornwall

Today I'm launching a new monthly feature called There's No Place Like Home. So many of my favourite magazines highlight international cities but I want to focus on what we love about our own home towns. How many of us can realistically afford to jet off to far off lands on a whim? It's time… Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home: West Cornwall

st michael's mount, marazion

Exploring Cornwall: St Michael’s Mount and lunch at the Chapel Rock Cafe

We did it! We finally went up to the castle! It only took me 26 and a half years of living in Cornwall to do it but I've finally ticked that box - and crossed another item off the summer bucket list. We got the bus to Long Rock and walked over to Marazion. The… Continue reading Exploring Cornwall: St Michael’s Mount and lunch at the Chapel Rock Cafe

Quay Day 2014, Penzance

Mazey Madness Part 2: Quay Day and dinner at The Godolphin Arms

Yesterday I shared the delights of the most festive day in Penzance but for those who can't stand having to wait around for half an hour to cross the road during a parade, Quay Day is where it's at. It basically opens up the bottom end of town for the day, right the way along… Continue reading Mazey Madness Part 2: Quay Day and dinner at The Godolphin Arms

my summer bucket list

My summer bucket list (2014)

I'm amazed by how much I've done so far this year, even before the end of June. I didn't manage half of this last year and I only went to the beach once. I'm not sure if the weather has been better or if we've just made more of an effort but it has been… Continue reading My summer bucket list (2014)