Houmous hasn’t always been in the shops you know!  The average twenty something probably won’t remember that Edam only shrunk itself to Babybels when we lost the ability to use a cheese knife and cut chunks off a big piece.   The most child size cheese available when I was little was Dairylea triangles and the…

No one prepares a woman for motherhood. No one can. Growing up we may or may not have our own mother to learn from, either to try and replicate or perhaps even, better her efforts. Efforts are all we have to go on and the realities are that efforts are all she had to go…

It’s a funny limbo sort of day, Wednesday. It’s got it’s own nickname “Hump Day” which is nonsense! Slump Day would be worse of course but the fact is its three days since the last Poldark and another three till the next one! It’s the most Poldark free day of the week and that not…

Yes, it’s official. We’re all mad! Admittedly, some madder than others but to a greater or lesser degree universally certifiable! I am of course referring to Aidan’s Maidens, a gorgeously bonkers group of women of varying ages but with a definite post menopausal bias.  Today we sat on a wall , well two walls actually…

It’s been a hectic year so far for Poldark’s Cornwall and our followers and now we can give you more of what you want.   So far in the filming of Poldark series 3 we have watched ( from a respectful distance) the cast on Holywell Beach, above Hawkers Cove near Padstow and more than…

We launch our new Poldark tours next week on Friday 7 August going from Falmouth and taking in most of the notable filming locations as well as heritage sites, mines, literary sites that inspired Winston Graham’s novels and lots of opportunities to shop for unique souvenirs and partake of Fine Cornish fare en route! Spaces…