With the end of April comes the wonderful celebration of Cornish food, courtesy of the Porthleven Food Festival, in west Cornwall. This was my first time at the Portleven Food Festival despite being a Cornish girl who considers herself a bit of a foodie. The Porthleven Food Festival runs from Friday to Sunday, and offers festivities centred
I’ve fond memories of Lanhydrock House and Gardens. As a child it was a regular hotspot for school trips, and as a family we made good use of the still popular cycles paths. Fast forward a few decades and here I am again, taking my own son to explore the impressive gardens and estate. There’s
I’d like to be writing this post as someone who’s completed the Arc of Attrition (AoA). Instead, to feed my fascination with this outstanding event I volunteered as an Arc Angel, staying behind the scenes and taking care of all the wonderful runners that came through the checkpoint at Porthleven. It was a totally inspiring
Why The Roseland August Trail? The Mud Crew’s Roseland August Trail (The RAT) needs no introduction. I’m a Mud Crew fan. I’m a RAT fan. If you read my 2017 race review, you’ll know how keen I was to take part again. I’ve had two outings doing the White RAT (the 11 mile route) so I
There is a story attached to the Cousin Jack Classic II, you can read it here. As a Cornish woman (or “maid”), I like how this race is connected to local heritage and storytelling. I only found it by chance by googling “trail races in Cornwall” but given the take up this year, it’s clearly going to grow.
2017 is here and I’ve been planning my next batch of running races. This year I seem to be leaning more towards trail races which is interesting. Many appeal (it was hard to limit them for this post) and I won’t be doing them all. Aside from wanting to avoid race fatigue, entry depends on being child free,