Book Club in the sunshine

What a glorious day – we went along to Tremenheere and were able to find a spot with some shade – there were 5 of us in total and it really was a lovely meeting.   We discussed two books, the first of which was ‘Unheard’ by Nicci French. In fact this is the pseudonym of… Continue reading Book Club in the sunshine

Recipe of the Month – Sticky Toffee Apple Pudding

  Sticky Toffee Apple Pudding Ingredients 85g butter, melted 140g self-raising flour 100g golden caster sugar 1 tbsp baking powder 200ml milk 1 egg, beaten 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 Bramley apples- peeled, cored and sliced For the topping 50g pecans, roughly chopped 140g dark brown sugar Method STEP 1 Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Grease a 2-litre/3½-pint ovenproof dish lightly with butter. Tip the flour,… Continue reading Recipe of the Month – Sticky Toffee Apple Pudding

Botallack to Cape Cornwall Walk

A misty damp morning greeted us at Botallack at the start of the walk.  However, the remaining iconic land marks of mining in Cornwall were just visible despite the mizzle. Our destination was Cape Cornwall where we found a sheltered spot to eat our picnic while watching a brave swimmer dive into the sea . … Continue reading Botallack to Cape Cornwall Walk

Forest for Cornwall

Meike Weiser was the speaker for our July Monthly Meeting. Meike is Project Officer for the Cornwall Council initiative ‘Forest for Cornwall’, which encourages and enables individuals, businesses and communities in the planting of trees. A particular focus is to ensure that the right trees are planted in the right place. Meike also reminded members… Continue reading Forest for Cornwall

Lavender Wands

At their latest meeting Gail’s Craft Club made Lavender Wands. Traditionally used in drawers and wardrobes to keep away moths and other insects, these pretty, fragrant wands are simple to make with just long stemmed lavender, ribbon and a decorative button.

Summer Big Day Out

This year members of CLWI travelled to Plymouth to see the Mayflower exhibition.  We were awakened to a new understanding of the purpose of the voyage  and how the exhibition is changing to reflect the view point not just of the passengers but also the experience of the indigenous peoples they encounter . It was… Continue reading Summer Big Day Out

Garden Party Smiles

It was smiles all round at the CFWI Platinum Jubilee Garden Party at Tregrehan Garden near St Austell. Members enjoyed the sunshine, stalls and music, and of course the beautiful gardens, and then took the opportunity to have their photos taken with Her Majesty (CLWI President Wendie Leo above with husband Cas). Our very own… Continue reading Garden Party Smiles

Poppies at Pentire

The annual display of poppies in fields at West Pentire was this month’s destination for the Crowlas and Ludgvan Camera Club. Though the mist was rolling in from the Atlantic Ocean, the impact of the scarlet poppies in the summer fields was stunning.


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Camera Club April

It was with great excitement that Camera Club met for their April meeting. They met, in fact, in two groups across two days to comply with the current regulations. The location was Marazion Marshes which proved a great spot for landscape photography, with excellent distant and close up pictures taken.

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