Foraging for Percy

I’m collecting mussels for our cat, Percy. We’ve got a holiday let down in St Mawes, and when I used to go down there to look after it, I used to collect mussels… Continue reading

Out of Africa

I was born in Africa and I’ve travelled quite a lot. You learn a lot by travelling and I love it. But there isn’t a place in the whole of Africa where I… Continue reading

The Heartbeat of the World

This is a self-help spinning group (self help because otherwise I end up trying to teach people and I never get to do any spinning). It’s based at Sue’s Wool Shop (Pratt’s Market,… Continue reading

Sweet Lolita

Right now I’m dressed as a sort of Casual Lolita. Lolita is a Japanese style influenced by Victorian English culture with the frilly skirts and the lace and stuff like that. This is… Continue reading

Nature’s Wealth

What do I do with my life? I’ll start in January. January, February, March I do flower picking. Then in April and May it’s catching elvers – baby eels. I find the eels… Continue reading

A change of Life

We spent three weeks on holiday in Cornwall last October and we decided to change everything in our lives. We were tired and looking for something new, so we started looking for some… Continue reading

Badger your MP

I’m here to help promote the badger vaccination programme for West Cornwall. This is something I proposed over a year ago and now we’ve got the Zoological Society of London behind us and… Continue reading

Canine Colleague

Years and years ago I took over a milk delivery franchise in Penzance from the Co-op. When I arrived there one day, one of the roundsmen didn’t turn up for work, and the… Continue reading

Another World is Possible

I used to be a councillor for Camborne West, but I’m alright now. I decided, in the words of Tony Benn, to get out and do some real campaigning so I’m here representing… Continue reading


I’ve got four children and one foster son, so that’s five. And seven grandchildren. One of my daughters is disabled. She has a terminal syndrome called Cranio-cerebello-cardiac Syndrome which means all her development… Continue reading