Dumnonia, ancient seat of power in the South West

Legend has it that King Arthur was conceived at Tintagel Castle (Cornish: Dintagel) it’s a medieval fortification on Tintagel Island, battered by the Atlantic Ocean on the north coast of Cornwall. Long ago it was known as Dumnonia, ancient seat of power in the South West. The site was possibly occupied in the Romano-British period, as an array of artefacts dating to this … Read more

Be hard, be a pansy – and enjoy a 12% discount with this seasonal discount code!

Honour the pansy with this seasonal discount code. Pansies flower throughout winter and recover within a hours after a heavy frost. Then they produce more flowers, again and again, until well into spring. Pansies are your hardcore winter colour. Helpful when the skies are grey. Showing that life goes on even in adversity. With our … Read more

10 Life Hacks For Happiness

Hack 1 – Spread The Road Love. You’ve heard of road rage, well here is the antidote. Today is Be Kind To A Pedestrian Day. If you are already on foot, a little eye contact and gentle smile will work wonders. If you are in a car, you are in a particularly powerful position, try … Read more

The simple joy of gazing out to sea

Obviously we love Dartmoor for its vast open expanses, for its violent beauty, but an afternoon spent gazing at a tranquil sea is an afternoon well spent. You don’t need me to tell you how we all seem to live ‘connected’ lives, staring at screens for hours, writing replies as we rush to the next … Read more