Monthly Archive: November, 2013

Of Owls and Men


“”Is that a functioning monocle you have around your neck?” “Yes. I nearly lost my eye to an Agave.” “Oh, what’s that?” “It’s the plant that Tequila is made from.”

An oasis of nostalgia in Redruth

“We try to make the shop feel like it’s a different world – like you step away from the outside altogether when you walk through the door. We want it to evoke the… Continue reading

rise to the occasion

“I made a five-foot bride and groom out of balloons for my wedding and found I have a knack, so so I’m setting up in business. I’ve called myself ‘Rise to the Occasion… Continue reading

street art

People doing physical jobs, there’s a reason why overalls are often the best option.

Protect and perfect

A lady in Falmouth giving an advert the contemptuous look it deserves. .


It takes twice as long to  get anywhere since we’ve had her because everyone wants to say hello. .

From Doom to teapots

I went to London to see my son and he said I was scruffy, so I had to buy a coat. This is my London coat and this is the hat I feed… Continue reading

The hardest job you’ve got

I chose to study Psychology and Philosophy – the silent Ps  – because I was interested in people, but I knew by Christmas I didn’t like it. When I finished my degree I… Continue reading

Sacred Bread

Sometimes I start with an idea of something I want to say, but other times ideas just sprout from words. I might think of a rhyme for a word I’ve already written down… Continue reading