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Travel Blogs from St Ives
I spend my time between the vibrant, happening, cosmopolitan world of Chorlton Manchester and the utter opposite in quiet, yet exciting on a beautiful scale, Tregiffian is a small hamlet to the west of Penzance and above one of my favourite beaches in the world, the simple Gwenver or Gwyner Beach near ...
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... in the car, a minute and a half walk around Stonehenge (knocking an hour off the suggested time - bite me National Trust!), two coffee breaks (and two whining children), heaps of sweat in the Devonshire heat and a torrential juice spill later and we didn't make it in time. No *****es, we were early! Yet still ended up in a barn next to the hen paddock, rather shabby for such a yummy mummy and daddy.
Cornwall is exactly as you want it to be - commercialised, featuring ...
... dismissively by locals, who can't understand how people can live there. In St Ives there are many London refugees, who chose Cornwall for its isolation, empty spaces, and cheaper real estate. For 150K you can, for example, but a beautiful heritage-listed cottage in Mousehole, close by the harbour. Trekking here is excellent, and we have done little sections of the South-west Coast Track, which ...
Every joke i have ever made about the appalling build-quality of French cars has come back to bite me. As we drove down boggy back roads today, in pouring rain, the number plate and its body panel fell off our brand new Peugeot 508 Diesel, causing much inconvenience and many phone calls. It's now lying in a ditch somewhere, run over by a hundred tractors. Now we have an illegal car. We've been in Cornwall for several days, ...