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Fishpeople

The ocean covers more than 70% of our planet. The stories of the six characters in Fishpeople, Keith Malloy’s latest documentary presented by Patagonia, not only depicts how the ocean can have a profound and transformative effect on people’s lives, but how swapping our fast-paced, hyper-connected lifestyles for a more elemental lifestyle is better for our own well-being and that of the environment. Continue reading

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Another Miracle

I don’t get much time to go to the theatre these days. It’s a miracle that I get an evening out at all, what with three wild things to fend for and the unsociable working hours of a freelancer. But … Continue reading

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Meet: Hayley Spurway

A little blog about me on the Saltwater Kitchen Cookbook website. Click the link to find out a bit more about my saltwater lifestyle and my latest book:

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Family Day Out at Tintagel Castle

You need to pack little more than your imagination and walking shoes for a fun-packed family day out exploring these magnificent ruins that have posed as a majestic fortress, a prosperous Dark Age settlement and a major trading port for luxury goods from all over the Mediterranean. Continue reading

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Crealy – is it really Cornwall’s ‘No.1 Family Day Out’?

In their crazy little minds Crealy was the holy grail of fun. In my mind it was the sort of place that I’d need to brace myself for crowds, chaos and queues. As it turned out, in many ways they were right and I was wrong. Continue reading

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Wild Swimming Spots, Cornwall

Shake off the chlorine of public swimming pools and checkout my favourite swimming holes in Cornwall this summer Continue reading

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Family Friendly Dining by the Sea: The Stable, Fistral Beach

With half-term coming up, what better time to enjoy a meal at one of Cornwall’s finest family-friendly eateries on the beach? Despite the unsophisticated table manners of my rambunctious children, I enjoy eating out as a family. I don’t want … Continue reading

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Family-Friendly Experiences in Cornwall

Places like The Eden Project and Flambards need no introduction for families looking for great days out in Cornwall. But with so many fabulous activities and attractions to choose from, here are 10 of the best family experiences to try … Continue reading

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Kids and Dogs Come Too

Not only one of the UK’s favourite family destinations, Cornwall also welcomes dogs on holiday. With two children and a hound in tow, I’ve set about finding 10 of the best places to stay where Fido and the kids can … Continue reading

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Winter Day Out: St Ives

Winter: the season in which Cornwall shuts up shop. When tourist towns come to a standstill while establishments close for R&R (rest and refurb). Or do they? Not anymore they don’t. For that was a Cornwall of yester-year, before we … Continue reading

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