New winter hobby

New winter hobby

New Winter Hobby I’m sitting here at 7.30pm and it’s pitch dark and howling with the wind and rain outside. As my friends will know, I took up sea swimming as a stress reliever, which is fine in the summer!  An impulse visit to Hobbycraft in Truro took me...
Cream Teas in Cornwall

Cream Teas in Cornwall

Cream Teas in Cornwall Who doesn’t love a cream tea? Traditionally, the scones used were Cornish Splits, which are less heavy than the scone, however you pronounce it! Another dilemma is jam or cream first? In Cornwall, it’s jam first, and in Devon,...
Easter 2017 Giveaway Cornish Sea Mist Candle Tin

Easter 2017 Giveaway Cornish Sea Mist Candle Tin

This year, I decided to do an Easter Giveaway on my Facebook page.   Joanne Wellden! I haven’t visited Porth Kidney, but it’s now on my list.  Congratulations Joanne, I’ll be in touch for your address!  Look out for the next giveaway….  Karen...
Theo Paphitis Shop SBS is now open

Theo Paphitis Shop SBS is now open

I was honoured to be chosen by former BBC Dragon Theo in February 2012 to become part of his Small Business Sunday #SBS initiative. We attend annual conferences in Birmingham, where Theo invites all the other winners and brings in some of the best business speakers in...
Cornish Beach House Interior Design

Cornish Beach House Interior Design

I was delighted to be able to make some stunning lampshades and cushions for this Cornish Beach House Interior Design refurbishment. The lovely customer came and chose some fabrics from my current range and I was able to source the other fabrics on her list. Jannine...