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The Family Unit (circus) has encamped itself in Redruth, a quiet backwater that was once dominated by tin and copper mining. These industries substantially declined by the end of the 19th Century, as the various ores began to be imported … Continue reading

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Most years, Hallowe’en finds us trailing the local streets, dressed like Riff Raff from the the Rocky Horror Picture Show, asking complete strangers for sweets. We usually do this, with our daughter and a selection of her friends. This year, … Continue reading

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Watergate Bay

After yesterday’s disasterous attempt to visit the Tate at St. Ives, which consisted of hours of driving around in circles, unsuccessfully trying to find a parking space, today has been great. Having madly bought the Offspring a wetsuit from one … Continue reading

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Jamaica Inn

With our holiday to Cornwall fast approaching, it seemed appropriate to blow the dust off my old copy of Jamaica Inn. I say old, as my copy’s front page bears my childishly scrawled name, then a date of some thirty … Continue reading

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