Boobs and Bikinis

When we came back from New Zealand it took me months and months to find a job – finding a creative, art-oriented job in Cornwall is quite tough. I wasn’t really getting anywhere… Continue reading

Proper Cakey Tea

I’m the parish clerk in Menheniot and I took on some work in Liskeard at the start of the year as part of the regeneration of the town centre. One of the things… Continue reading

Gobsmackingly Beautiful

I’ve known for as long as I can remember that I felt wrong, but when I was small I didn’t really understand what it was. I knew it was something to do with… Continue reading

Tulips from Amsterdam

“The suit is called Tulips from Amsterdam and my friend bought it for me for my birthday. Because it’s my leaving do tonight I thought I’d wear it. We all work at RNAS… Continue reading

A Distinguished Gentleman

Dan: “I am the longest serving Hellier at Bodmin Heritage Day now, and this is my last year because I’m already thirty. You can’t be a Hellier if you’re over thirty. It’s been… Continue reading

It’s Archery Time

Quite a lot of people ask me, “What exactly do you do?” The easiest answer is, ‘Have you ever seen the film Brave?’ If the answer is ‘yes’ – well I do what… Continue reading

Let’s Sue them All

You won’t find many people with a PhD working in a tearoom, but I love it here. I do a few shifts when I can while the regular lady recovers from a knee… Continue reading

Odd Socks

I usually wax my moustache, but I didn’t do it this morning. I like to stand out from the crowd, but I haven’t always been like that – I used to be shy… Continue reading

Some Kind of Spell

I was asked to make a map of Cornwall by the chap who owns Pop Gallery in Wadebridge. He’s doing a stall at the Port Eliot Festival and has asked a group of… Continue reading

Not Just a Job

This pub used to be called ‘Ye Olde Fisherman’s Arms’ but now it’s just Fisherman’s Arms. It’s still a typical old Cornish pub though, and that’s how I like it. I run the… Continue reading