Tag Archives: Cornwall

Castles

I read Kathleen Jamie’s book of essays, Surfacing, over January. As you would expect from Jamie, it’s a beautiful selection. She explores the life transitions going on in her own family against the background of an archaeological dig in Alaska, … Continue reading

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Tin Coast

Having grown up in a seaside town I have a pathological aversion to anything touristy so Cornwall has never really appealed. I went on a school trip to St Ives once, and I’ve been through Cornwall lots of times to … Continue reading

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Barbara Hepworth

Barbara Hepworth was the first artist I encountered who really taught me what art is. I was about 14 and went on a trip with my art class from school to the Tate in St Ives. We also visited Hepworth’s … Continue reading

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