Outdoor Adventures

This category is for all the landlubbers out there, it contains all the adventures you can have without getting your feet wet! Come here for hiking, camping, outdoor cooking and all the other great activities you can take part in around Cornwall.

Jamie’s Ministry of Food A fantastic book for anyone like me who is a bit of a rookie chef, containing brilliantly simple and tasty recipes. The book takes you through everything in basic steps and includes lots of photos so you can keep checking your delicious food is looking as it should. Nathan Outlaw’s British Seafood Great book for any seafood enthusiastic. Beautifully presented and a great coffee table book as well as containing cover to cover scrumptiousness. The book…

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Following on from my Black and White Cornish Postcards, I thought I’d put up a few slightly later but still fairly old postcards. These date from around the 60’s and 70’s.   Lands End   Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth   St Ives   Penzance   Newquay   Falmouth   My personal favourite

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I love looking at really old postcards, I find looking at photographs of how places used to be really interesting, it makes me wonder what the places I love now will look like in 50 or 60 years time. I also really enjoy reading the messages on the back and trying to decipher the beautiful swirly writing lots of people used to have.   St Michaels Mount   Falmouth   St Ives   Padstow   Polperro

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Taking photos of animals in the wild is not easy. Now i’m no expert but i’ve taken a few photos and thought i’d share somethings i’ve learnt along the way. 1. Take loads of photos. The joy of digital photography is that all the photos you take are free. So why not taken hundred! I literally took hundreds of photos when I was out snapping this pheasant. 2. Get down low. Photos off look better if you’re at the same…

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  I recently decided to get into cycling a bit more and buy a mountain bike. I wanted something that was half decent but didn’t want to spend a fortune. (I don’t think it’s ever really a good idea to spend a fortune on a new hobby) So trying to save a pretty penny, I opted for 2nd hand. It is tricky buying a used bike as you end up having quite a limited selection to choose from, after you’ve…

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Who loves Orangina? Wild Tide loves Orangina! (well done if you got that reference) It’s pretty much soft drink perfection. Mmmm and that bottle has curves in all the right places….

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I’m a National Trust member, I mainly joined to make use of the free parking at their many beaches. However I do like to take the odd walk round one of their establishments. Glendurgan is a great morning or afternoon out (you’d be stretched to spend all day there) It’s a nice walk down through the well maintained gardens to Durgan beach (you do have to walk back up though) Oh and did I mention – IT’S GOT A FREAKING…

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