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.

Cornish Miners and LED Headlamps

  As a Cornishman I feel as though I have a natural affinity for mining. This feeling was increased after I bought this miners light style headlight from Bronzemoon Outdoors. The headlight is uber bright. I’ve been using it this week while looking after my dad chickens and it’s paid dividends. Going up in the dark to close up all the chicken coups has been made super easy with this headlamp, as it leaves both hands free to lock up…

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Fire Cooking and Fireworks

  I love fire. Not in a scary pyromaniac sort of way. Just that basic neanderthal instinct which I think every person has deep down. It’s a great time for fires and outdoor cooking; Autumn, bonfires, dark evenings and fireworks night. I’ve recently decided to treat myself to a few new bits of outdoor cooking gear. I found a great site called Not On The High Street. The items I bought were a Steel Bucket BBQ, a fire cooking utensil…

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Lone Dog by Irene Rutherford Mcleod.

  I know Wild Tide isn’t the place you’d traditionally come for poetry (I’ve never posted it before), but this week I stumbled across a poem which I think sums up some of Wild Tide’s spirit and ethos. I’ve decided to share it with you, as I know the intelligent, beautiful, sophisticated sort of people who read Wild Tide will connect with it, in at least some small way. This poem is by Irene Rutherford McLeod Who lived from 1891…

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The Official Wild Tide Mackerel Fishcake Recipe

  I love Mackerel, it’s one of my biggest pleasures in life. A lonely mackerel made me fall in love with fishing and I’ve spent many a happy summer eve proudly cooking my mackerel catch of the day. Mackerel is a hugely delicious and versatile fish, making it great to experiment with when cooking. Fishcakes are one of my favourite ways to cook it and I’ve tried lots of different recipes; this is the best one I’ve found, albeit with…

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Carving the Mountains with Longboards

  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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