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“We shall never cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time”

TS Eliot

Note: Bird (noun/slang/Cornish colloquial ) A familiar term for a female friend or relation.

Because life is too short to not eat full fat butter and you should never underestimate the power of a cheese scone. Value the small things. Life should be full of adventures, both big and little. Size is purely subjective. After visiting 50 countries in 9 years I came home and realised that some of the best sunsets are found right on my doorstep.  I want to share my walks around Cornwall and my thoughts with you. (And a little bit of local history too, the fun stuff I promise!) .  I should just add that I am not a professional historian, all the research is my own and I have formed my own opinions and stories from it – nothing should be taken as 100% fact.

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14 thoughts on “About

  1. Anne Guy April 8, 2016 / 8:16 pm

    Hello thanks for clicking to follow and liking my blog posts and liking my IG pictures….I look forward to reading your future blogs!!

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  2. BRH April 12, 2016 / 10:14 am

    I look forward to reading – and learning – much more about the area I’ve made my home recently. Your blog is much more entertaining and informative than any number of Tourist tat websites 🙂

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    • esdale77 April 12, 2016 / 10:19 am

      Thank you so much ! What a lovely thing to say!

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  3. Anne Guy April 12, 2016 / 8:11 pm

    I am so pleased to have come across your blog! I have visited Cornwall for some 30 years now as my father lives down there. I have recently rediscovered the wealth of stone circles and stone crosses in West Penwith and shall continue to try to find them all and photograph them. Thanks for such informative articles I shall look forward to seeing them pop into my in box in the future!

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  4. Lesley April 30, 2016 / 12:57 am

    Love your blog and especially the Box Brownie adventures, my very first camera aged 11, wish I still had it !

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    • esdale77 April 30, 2016 / 6:35 am

      Thank you so much 😊maybe you should pick up a second hand one like me, give it a go!?

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  5. hannahkenway June 10, 2016 / 10:15 pm

    Hello – I landed here after you liked a post on my site – it’s lovely to meet someone who appreciates their local landscape and history so deeply. Your blog has a lovely personal feel to it.

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    • esdale77 June 10, 2016 / 10:19 pm

      Hello thank you very much for the follow and I am glad you like my blog, it is taking over my life a little but it does come from a life time of loving where I come from! 😃

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  6. Tracey Gemmell September 30, 2016 / 3:42 pm

    Lovely to find a blogger who understands so well the sense of ‘home.’ You inspire me to get myself back home to England!

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  7. chris harvey December 16, 2016 / 3:52 pm

    Great blog, makes me miss home, I traveled around Cornwall much as a chef and have some places for you to explore!! If you can get to the valley of Trenython Manor, they are nice you can ask for permission…In the valley a forgotton smugglers cave or perhaps the resting place for King Mark as the valley is called Lampetho (valley of the dead). Talland Bay has some great stories too and the wreck at Sharpnose Point 😉

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    • esdale77 December 16, 2016 / 4:21 pm

      Ooo sounds interesting! I shall investigate! I once read a book about Sharpness point. Many thanks!!

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  8. samfiftysomething July 9, 2017 / 7:22 pm

    Hi, just to let you know that I’ve tagged you in the ‘Blue Skies Challenge’. I love your blog and just wanted to show my support, but won’t feel offended if you’d rather not take part as I know it does take time 🙂

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