This month a group of us and some guests joined Shirley Battle for a walking tour with Bert Biscoe. We wandered around the centre of Truro learning about the history and characters of Cornwall’s capital. Bert is a poet, songwriter, local councillor, historian and a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow. He represented Truro for over 20 years… Continue reading Truro Walk with Bert Biscoe
This month’s Meet and Eat met up at Trevenson Restaurant, Camborne College. Members enjoyed a choice of starters and mains including goats cheese and basil arancini ,wild mushroom veloute, minute steak, lemon sole and tomato and tofu tartlet. For dessert we were spoilt for choice with key lime pie, sacher torte and pear and almond… Continue reading Meet and Eat at Trevenson
We were very lucky that our painting workshop was on a lovely sunny day and able to be out in Hazel’s garden. We started with a copy of a sea scape collage we were to base out paintings on, to give us inspiration, and encouraged to interpret in our own way. We were provided with… Continue reading Painting Workshop
…..you might see our Camera Club, taking photos of the beautiful spring bluebells, wild garlic, and a myriad of textures and colours of spring. Or you might spot Sue having a quick go on the rope swing…..
Our book Murder on Mustique was recommended by a member of another WI who thoroughly enjoyed it. Some of our members found it a pleasant read whilst others were not very keen. Anne Glenconner is a relatively new author – her first book was her autobiography, which some of our members had read and preferred to the… Continue reading Book Club – Murder on Mustique
Report by our President, Wendie: There are so many different clubs and activities for CLWI members every month that even as president I don’t always make it to them all but this month it was my great pleasure to join the coffee beans group in Porthleven. With my mother and her guide dog, we met the members who… Continue reading Coffee Beans trip to Porthleven
The Living Well group met at Murley Hall for their April Meeting. This month the topic was breathing. During her talk Kathy covered such topics as the difference between breathing and respiration and mouth breathing versus nose breathing. The talk was full of interesting facts. Did you know we take 25,000 breaths a day? That… Continue reading Breathing with the Living Well Group
Members were delighted to welcome David Hunter and Shazz Andrews to the Murley Hall to listen to the story of Penlee Park Theatre, past, present and future. This unique open air theatre is situated in Penlee Park, Penzance and has been described in the press as the ‘Little Treasure Behind the Hedge’ due to it’s… Continue reading April Monthly Meeting
The Watermill in Lelant was the venue for the latest Meet and Eat lunch. In a lovely setting, with a varied menu, The Watermill is a popular choice with members to meet, eat and chat. See their website here: The Watermill
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. Jojo, who is 53 years old, married and has three children, lives on a farm in Essex. She was a busy journalist who, after having three books rejected decided her fourth try, ‘Sheltering Rain’, would be the last! That was in 2002. Her Publishers, Hodder and Stoughton, didn’t… Continue reading Book Club Report
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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.