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Category: Blog

Sea Gifts - seashells

Sea Gifts 

‘She sells seashells by the seashore …’, is probably one of the best-known tongue twisters. These natural whorled and ridged sculptures, no longer inhabited by the marine creatures who created them are a popular topic....
Cows, Warson

At The Edge Of Dartmoor 

Moo-ah, moo-ah, gentle lowing, snort. Strangely comforting greetings from a member of the Aberdeen Angus herd in the cattle shed close-by. Far different from the cries of gulls I described last week when I opened...

Daily Catch 

Foe or fan? Whatever the verdict, gulls are full of character and their antics enthralling. Unless, of course, they are trying to steal pasties or ice cream from passers-by. But the advice is to keep...

Down In the Woods 

It’s surprising what fascinating finds might be encountered when out rambling. The Plym Valley is beautiful, shady, and verdant. Squirrels scurry to collect acorns and the sound of birdsong fills the air. The land is...

An Entertaining Afternoon 

We were excited to head off to an open-air theatre. It’s amazing what ingenious ideas have been born from Covid-19 restrictions. Luckily, Stiltskin’s Soapbox Children’s Theatre, at Devonport Park, Plymouth, has a grassy area where...

Not To Be Missed 

Usually, I go to Plymouth via Torpoint Ferry, but chose to go over Tamar Bridge at Saltash for a change. On reaching the town, I remembered how useful the location is from the days when...