The first signs of Spring

We saw daffodils in flower at Tregew on the estate near Truro earlier this month. They appeared on Monday17th December, even before the Winter Solstice. If you are interested in the timing of events in the natural world you can see reports of sightings from phenologists on Nature’s Calendar. This has good advice on identifying…

Erosion of the Coast Path

The continuing heavy rain has caused further landslips on the coast path.  If you are thinking of getting out and about on the South West Coast Path over the Christmas & New Year break, please be careful and follow any diversions that have been set up.


The recent foul weather has caused a large landslip at Rosemullion Head onto Prisk Cove beach below.  The cliff edge is very prone to erosion as it is very soft and over-lies a thick clay band. Due to the high levels of rain the ground was totally saturated and collapsed onto the beach almost as a…

Bodgers’ Camp Winter Break

Dave is helping with a boat building project this month so he won’t be running the Bodgers’ Camps on Saturdays. He will be back for more green woodworking sessions in the parkland in January.