Monthly Archive: April, 2014

Goodbye Cornwall

I’m here saying goodbye to Cornwall and to my old friends, I suppose. I was born in Ireland, but I grew up here because when my dad left my mum, she came down… Continue reading

All at Sea

I’ve been interested in Photography all my life but I didn’t train as a Photographer, I joined the Merchant Navy. I served my apprenticeship with an American firm and spent the first two… Continue reading

Healing the Emptiness

I work as a Psychologist and a Shaman. I work in a hospital in Plymouth half of the time and privately for the rest. I’ve learned to integrate the two approaches. I listen… Continue reading

What more can you want?

I work for Stevenson down at Newlyn dock. He is the owner of this boat and a fleet of other fishing boats. I’m a painter and I help with other stuff. I was… Continue reading

A Tribute to Cornish Identity

We’re celebrating with some Tribute because today is a good day. We’re celebrating the joining of the Celtic nations. Cornish people have been recognised as an ethnic minority. I’m really pleased, and so… Continue reading

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