Longboarding is something which is epically cool in person and that coolness transfers onto camera perfectly. This video shows some skilled ladies carving down some gorgeous mountain scenery. It’s a great video which I stumbled across when looking at The Decemberists on youtube, it also made me want to go out and buy a longboard.

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  Shaun of the Dead Shaun of the Dead is the pin up for all comedy horror films, this is because it stays true to both genres and manages to balance the comedy and the horror. It’s the first film in Edgar Wright and Simon Peg’s ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ which I had never even heard about until my brother told me. The Cornetto Trilogy is Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World’s End. Apparently they are called this because…

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  I’m going on Holiday to the Spainish coast (purposeful typo) on Friday, for 10 days. Now this post isn’t a brag, as my holiday is bittersweet; for in the Cornish town of Falmouth on Friday the 25th and Saturday 26th of October, one of my favourite occasions of the year occurs. Kernow’s largest real ale festival. Organised by CAMRA and held at Princess Pavilions, the festival plays host to over 200 of the finest real ales, ciders and perries……

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  Cornwall has so many things to offer and culture is definitely right up there. There is a huge amount of awesome music flowing around and out of our great county at the moment, here are three of my top picks: BackBeat SoundSystem – Losing Faith The weather is getting even more rainy and rubbish, If you need that summer buzz back watch this new video from probably my favorite Cornish band or check them out on ‘Three On Thursday’…

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  Here is a classic Cornish walk which you’re guaranteed not to get lost on – the entire length of Perranporth beach, from Droskyn Point all the way to Penhale Sands and back. Important: This walk is only achievable at low tide. This is a fantastic walk to do with your dogs, but note that although dogs are allowed on Perranporth beach every day of the year; that during the summer months of July and August all dogs must be…

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  Probably the best band to come out of Portland, Oregon, The Decemberists are an indie folk rock band that are truly superb. One of the many things I like about them is how their songs often feature local folklore and history; this feels very Cornish – and I love it. Their songs feel so natural and rustic; which makes them a regular feature on my fishing playlists. Driving home with a fishy ready for the plate, whilst humming along…

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  So, Sunday definitely turned out to be a gluttonous day! We popped down to the Oyster Festival on Events Square, Falmouth at about midday. We browsed the really good selection of high quality stalls and my girlfriend couldn’t resist and bought some jewellery. My eyes however, were set on a very different prize – Oysters and Stout. We made our way into the main marque and headed straight for the oyster bar. I purchased four oysters on a paper…

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  Lots of people have a long list of things they want to do in their lifetime. This is just a relatively short list of things I want to do in the near future, all in the great outdoors. Catch a Lobster – This has got to be the diamond of underwater foraging. I’d either like to snorkel for one or a bit more realistically, by using a pot. Zipline – I’d love to have a go at one of…

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  So the rear badges on your Transporter have seen better days, now you want to remove them, either permanently or to give them some TLC, here is how.   I’m trying to make all of my van black and red. These chrome rear badges were a bit tatty looking and had been bothering me for a long time.   Removing them takes a bit of skill and patience. You also need a hairdryer and some fishing line. These badges…

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  I bumped into fellow blogger Scarlett Ruocco on Twitter and I am sure glad I did. Scarlett is a London based graphic designer and illustrator, who when she isn’t flicking through Vogue magazine (whilst sipping on a fine coffee), creates beautiful artwork influenced by a mixture of picture book illustration and artists such as James Jean. These images are based upon Cornwall and it’s enigmatic coast and have been created especially for Wild Tide by Scarlett, who has ties…

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