Cornwall life


Living, coping and observing in the age of Covid #7

Jan 2021: I HAVE been on a bit of a downer. Today, however, I am showing a degree of positivity by using one of the slightly less pessimistic of the several D-words available to describe the recent state of mind and body. Yesterday the temptation was to scribe a bold placard declaring, We are all DOOMED. Well and truly done for. But today is merely a downer; an upward trend. We can still forget the longed-for return to that long-ago state of “normal”. The best we can hope… Continue reading
Mullion Cove, Cornwall (courtesy Geograph UK/Wikiwand) TRACING one’s ancestors is akin to joining Poirot as he unravels the threads of an Agatha Christie mystery. Except that the little Belgian detective eventually provides acceptable answers. Not so with family history. So many detours and distractions. So many loose ends. So much… Continue reading

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