23rd May 2010 at 8:36 pm

Milan and Turin

I’m in Italy on business – Milan first, then Turin.

I flew over late Wednesday arriving in Milan around 09:30 – about an hour late. Despite Hertz saying they would hold my car for at least an hour after my flight landed – they hadn’t and I had to settle for a lesser vehicle.

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7th May 2010 at 11:42 pm

Pentire West and a Return Visit to Trelissck

I love the weather forecast. As I am walking in glorious sunshine the forecast is insisting that there is currently heavy rain and that this will continue throughout the day. I start the day with a cliff walk around West Pentire towards Porth Joke.

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7th May 2010 at 5:17 am

Camel Trail

I have visited Padstow on many occasions but never paid any attention to the Camel Trail. Usually, I head north, along the coastal path, as I have always loosely associated the trail with cyclists, but this is not the case. It proved well worth the visit and as I only took in the first

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5th May 2010 at 10:46 pm

Polruan, Fowey & Restormel

Drove to Fowey and then took the passenger ferry across to visit Polruan for the first time.

I then climbed the very steep streets to reach the top of the town and the start of the coastal path.

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4th May 2010 at 11:10 pm

Park and Ride

As I have said before – St Ives can be a very unpleasant place, overcrowded and crammed with cars. After the success of my out of season visit in October 2008, I thought I’d give Spring a go.

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4th May 2010 at 5:42 am

Getting Value from the National Trust

Nice cheap day

Start with a walk along the cliffs at Carnewas & Bedruthan Steps – National Trust

Next Lunch and a visit to Trerice – House and Gardens – National Trust.

The finished up on the Beach at Crantock, also National Trust.

A nice sunny day, but with an icy wind

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2nd May 2010 at 6:05 pm


After a night of torrential rain , the day turned out unexpectedly nice. After the long drive to Cornwall yesterday, I did not want to spend too much time on the road today – I decided to revisit the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

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