Tag Archives: Cornwall

Break a leg…

Break a leg. As most of us know, it’s a theatrical term wishing a performer good luck. But where did that phrase come from? One theory is that it relates to John Wilkes Booth, the actor who played his most … Continue reading

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Aah, Cornwall…

It has been beautifully sunny here in Devon over Easter, even though a bit of a sea har invaded yesterday. Realised I reported on the day out in Looe but didn’t mention gorgeous Portwrinkle (wonderfully quaint name) where we dropped … Continue reading

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Show of Hands – Cousin Jack

This was a superb concert at Farnham Maltings in 2008. Cousin Jack, a song about tin miners, has been adopted as the unofficial Cornish anthem.

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Five Degrees West

If you’re thirsty in Falmouth, this is my favourite bar: Five Degrees West Quite apart from good food and free w-fi, they are extremely dog-friendly. My favourite host is Jack at Five Degrees Below  

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