The Cornwall Camper goes fishin’

It’s been a hot week in Cornwall. Temperatures here are the same as in Florida. The car says it’s 33 degrees so too sunny and hot for fishing but I’ve brought my rod and I’m keen to fling a few hooks at some trout on a lazy warm Cornish afternoon. I’m not a great...

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Gloucestershire Festival of Polo at the Beaufort Polo Club

Rather than watch the Trooping the Colour on such a beautiful early summer’s day we took the dogs and our very best demeanours to the Gloucestershire Festival of Polo at the Beaufort Polo Club, near Westonbirt. This annual event's web site notes it to be one of the...

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Aberfan disaster: aftermath (long read)

The Aberfan Disaster was the single most appalling and shocking tragedy in modern Welsh history The tragic events at Aberfan on the morning of October 21 1966, when 116 children and 28 adults died in a sea of slurry following the collapse of a coal tip above the...

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Gosh, my life is so boring….

GoPro videos are some of the most amazing you will find on YouTube. My favourite to date is the latest "GoPro HERO6: This is the Moment in 4K" launch video, astonishing video of astonishing athletes doing astonishing things in one-of-a-kind, astonishing locations....

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The Aberfan Disaster: The last day before half term….

Aberfan Disaster Memorial Garden A few weeks ago we were bowling down the A470 through South Wales when we passed a local signpost to Aberfan. It had probably been 40 years since I had last visited the village so we duly turned off and followed the winding road back...

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