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We made it through our stay

Our friends at Heligan Jessica making friends with Diggory Last time I told you I was in charge of the animals whilst Judith and John had a well deserved holiday.  I am pleased to report, all animals made it through my custody period – albeit a bit fatter than normal as I may have given… Read more »

animal antics expected

I don’t want to count my chickens too soon but I expect some animal antics over the next ten days as Richard and I have moved into Tregongeeves whilst Judith and John take a well deserved holiday to Ireland.  Usually there is some sort of animal antics  – I moved the children and me in… Read more »

Sunday adventures

Working in this trade it is sometimes a struggle to make time to enjoy Cornwall during the summer, but this year we have been having adventures every other Sunday.  Judith has been having adventure days with us as Richard, my husband works so the girls and I go on a magical mystery tour with her…. Read more »

Regatta Season

It is regatta season here in Cornwall at the moment.  This week sees the fantastic Fowey Regatta – the Red Arrows  will be flying over on Thursday – their display is always awesome. Next Saturday is Portscatho Regatta – a traditional regatta with an exciting highly visible course. Followed by the Newlyn Fish Festival on… Read more »

Trains, penguins and beaches with a splash of cyder

Whilst everyone is busy at Tregongeeves Farm Cottages I have been testing out a variety of local attractions so we can give you a first hand account of what they are like.  Along with my weekly trips to Heligan,  I have been off with our two girls (2 years and 14 weeks) testing out Lappa… Read more »

Fun on the beach

As a farmers wife when her children were growing up and now running Tregongeeves a visit to the beach in good weather is the last thing of Judith’s mine, but this week she has been not once but twice!  The glorious weather and now grandchildren to enjoy it with was too much of a lure…. Read more »

Heavenly scent of summer just around the corner (hopefully!)

I love this time of year when Cornwall really comes alive with the trees in blossom, lambs in the field and everywhere you turn bluebells.  Now I am no gardening expert but I suspect that the winter weather is the driver behind the stunning carpets of blue which seems to be everywhere you turn in… Read more »

Broody (Grand) Mother Hen

There has been a bumper crop of arrivals at Tregongeeves over the last few weeks.  Firstly Judith and John no longer have one grandchild – in the space of 12 hours that total was taken to three!  Their son Richard and his wife Heidi welcomed Bethany Eve into their family, a sister for Jessica on… Read more »

Enjoying days outs

I have been lucky enough to go on lots of outings this week as my parents have been down visiting.  As an annual pass holder at Heligan we were back there again.  A short car journey away,  Heligan really is a great day out – I know I rave about it a lot, but right… Read more »

Spring has sprung

The daffodils are out and there is a real spring in our step!  Especially in Ronnie and Ruby’s step who have yet again escaped.  They just like company and also like to make Judith work harder than normal!  We have yet more new arrivals.  We have new hens, rescued locally, they are already earning their… Read more »