The sea has never seemed bluer than this month as the heat wave changed our lives to a Mediterranean rhythm, as day after day of endless sunshine spread before us.
The Ednovean Farm diary
The Ednovean Farm Diary is my blog about life at Ednovean as we open our home as a luxury Bed and Breakfast. We live with Louis and Spud-cat and five horses including Danilon or Spanish stallion
Springtime in Cornwall is a wonderful season to soak up the atmosphere as fresh new buds open in the garden, to bring welcome flashes of green so full of luscious promises.; take a walk in the countryside or even a ride around the lanes; to just sit on the beach and eat an ice cream […]
A very Happy Easter to you all – although I don’t believe any body is singing “I’m dreaming of a white Easter” at the moment! Strangely, if we were start from a normal place in a normal year it would be unheard of to snow at Easter time, yet this year there is certainly a […]
March madness has gripped the weather again this week and it temporally lost the plot for a while but has just got a grip on reality in time for the Spring equinox. The bright spring days of last week have been replaced by earnest sessions of filling the bird feeders and bringing all of the […]
We’ve experienced life with The Beast from the East here in West Cornwall for the last couple of days and gosh it’s cold!
I must admit I was excited at the prospect of a rare snowfall here in West Cornwall over the last weeks. A dusting of those magical icy crystals does add an adventurous spice to our normally subtropical climate and when I opened the front door on the predicted morning? Well there was definitely a powdery […]
As the cooler, shorter autumn days set in, so a silent cue for Hygge is whispered through the household. Hygge – that useful, unpronounceable, new word that has crept into decorating speak these days and signals cosy-time to start in the house again. Autumn compensations of hygge Autumn and winter bring compensations in their wake […]
Sloe Gin is a perfect winter or Christmas treat. Gather the autumn fruits now from the native hedgerows then follow our simple recipe for a warming drink to sip by the fireside.
Are you thought turning to summer memories now, as the last of the winter days give way to spring? Memories of warm, lush, days of delicious idleness; of summer days spent in Cornwall in an irresistible love affair between sea and countryside… Summer days when the leafy canopies of the trees cast shadows so deep, […]
Some people wonder what happens during the winter time in a Bed and Breakfast – well believe me we still keep pretty busy and this week, our pretty Apricot bedroom had a facelift ready for her summer guests. I spent hours in an agony of indecisions pouring over the Laura Ashley wallpaper charts on line […]