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All about our life in Penzance, the Scilly Isles and the funny things that happen when you run a guesthouse!

Mousehole Sea, Salts and Sails Festival.

Mousehole Sea, Salts and Sails Festival.

This weekend sees the biennial event of the Mousehole Sea, Salts and Sails festival. The harbourside will be full of stalls and side shows and the harbour teeming with boats of all descriptions. The Luggers will be out showing off their paces, resplendent with sails up to catch the breeze. I plan to pop over at some point during the weekend and get some photos of the festivities to post next week. ...[Read More]

Almost forgotten winter storms…

Almost forgotten winter storms…

After the major winter storms that took a huge chunk out of Newlyn Green and ripped up the footpath between Penzance and Newlyn, Cornwall Council are undertaking the massive job of repairing and under pinning with decent foundations. The Concrete-o-meter situated on the Bolitho Garden fence shows how much concrete has been poured to date and approximately how many lorry loads. They are using some ...[Read More]

Great fundraising evening at Pz gallery.

I spent a great Saturday evening at Pz gallery where the friends of the Jubilee Pool put on an evening meal and an art auction in aid of the lido. A choice of curries were provided by Ruby June, a lovely choice of desserts for the sweet toothed among us by the Little Wonder Cafe and coffee to finish from The Tube Van Coffee, thanks guys a wonderful achievement. The meal was followed by the main ev ...[Read More]

What a fantastic weekend we had for Mazey Day.

What a fantastic weekend we had for Mazey Day.

The Golowan festival week came to an amazing fun filled end under scorching summer skies. The sun definitely had its hat on over the weekend as contrary to the forecast for rain, the skies stayed clear and the sun beat down on the crowds who were out to enjoy the parades, music and stalls. I only got to see the 3 o’clock parade as we had a busy morning at Keigwin, but the floats and costumes ...[Read More]