After three days of trying to find the best, and only the best, shop for Cornish Pasties, we settled on Rowe’s in Truro …. World Champion Pasty Makers! Gluten free to order too. So …. here’s the sequence: The Shop…. Read More ›
“Still No Pasties!” Two visits across a long day yesterday in which we had rain, sunshine, and stormy winds! We also had two very different experiences, one lasted 20 mins and was a disappointing rip-off, the other lasted 3 hours… Read More ›
Diving down into family history “rabbit holes” is a daily temptation, and one which many professional genealogists tell us to avoid. My recently posted family search strategy was designed to keep me out of rabbit holes …… but the flesh… Read More ›
Henry VIII got a bad press for his regular wife exchange and destruction of the monasteries, but he was on a more significant mission of systematically dismantling an autocratic rule from Europe and removing the scam of holy relics being used to con a gullible public into parting with their cash! A TV programme and a visit to Hailes Abbey brings it all to life.