Reducing food miles, looking for something bespoke or artisan – or simply wanting to support makers and local companies at a time when they need it: whatever your reason Cornwall’s Food and Drink industry is beginning to blossom again.
While many local makers, shops and eateries were badly hit by the Covid-19 restrictions, many also used the time to develop their business – adding new services that reflect the needs of our new way of living, improving online shopping and even developing a host of new products. Entrepreneurs have also taken the leap to creating new businesses using their restricted time to fulfil lifelong dreams.
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The secret GARDENER
It’s been 30 years since Sir Tim Smit discovered Cornwall’s Lost Gardens of Heligan. Su Carroll talks to him about his horticultural voyage of discovery
Look across the water at the South West’s latest resident: Sir Antony Gormley’s Look II
Eco by the sea
Beautiful buildings shouldn’t cost the earth, as stunning eco-home Waterhouse, created near Rock by ARCO2, readily illustrates
Flavours of LOCKDOWN
The spring lockdown created thousands of new entrepreneurs – and Cornwall’s food and drink industry has been boosted by hundreds of new products. Whet your appetite...
Go WILD in the water
With leisure centres closed, getting a swim means heading out to sea - but that’s not the only reason wild swimming is on the rise
St Michael’s Mount is the setting for a brutal death (or two) in the latest Cornish crime story by best-selling writer Nicola Upson
Autumn is the perfect time to walk around Cornwall’s gardens and enjoy the gorgeous autumnal colour our mild weather has to offer. We pick nine wonderful places to visit
A Unique Spirit
A unique spirit Collecting rare and exclusive alcoholic drinks is a luxurious hobby that is only growing in popularity
Gems Of The Sea
A Cornwall-based designer-maker is turning a by-product of marine litter into unique pieces of jewellery
In Search Of Autumn
Award-winning photographer David Chapman explores Fowey and its surrounding area
News & Views
News & Views
Olga Starostina & The Timeless Beauty of Irish Crochet
Years ago, when I was new to crochet, I heard a woman say she stopped knitting “because there’s nothing new to learn.” I was shocked. With new techniques and stitch patterns emerging, there is so much to know about crochet and knit work.
Becoming the Notorious RBG
Ginsburg found pop superstardom late in life—and that may ensure that her dissents echo into the future
The Fruit of the Spirit Brings Reconciliation
To reconcile means “to cause to coexist in harmony; make or show to be compatible.” If we are to coexist in harmony with each other, we must walk in the Spirit so that we do not fulfill the lusts of the flesh. The flesh wants to be in control. This leads to many people being incompatible. But there is a solution: the fruit of the Spirit.
I know a man whose family moved to the United States from South Korea when he was elementary school age. He has vivid memories of feeling as if something had been torn away; an abrupt disconnection from the culture he loved and the life that made sense to him. He was replanted in a country, neighborhood, and school where everyone spoke a language he had not mastered. He was harassed and mistreated by the other children because he didn’t look like them.
A Rockhound’s Guide to Radioactivity
The Green House
I first noticed the house in the summer of 1958. It was on East Sixteenth Street in the suburb of San Diego where I lived. A new through street had been completed that spring, and I now passed by the house occasionally on my way home.
Ask the Experts
Identify mystery birds, plants and eggs with advice from our pros.
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IT’S A DREAM COME TRUE!
A Man For All Seasons
THE RED SOX SOLD BABE RUTH TO THE YANKEES 100 YEARS AGO THIS MONTH—AND THE ONCE “HOPELESS INCORRIGIBLE” KID FROM BALTIMORE MADE BOTH THE NATIONAL PASTIME AND AMERICA BIGGER AND BETTER.