Monthly Archives: September 2016

Dutchy in Cornwall visits the Bude Music Society

  It could be a good thing to turn all the deserted churches into music centres, because of the acoustics. Music can go beyond words. Music can evoke feelings that words cannot. You can hear a tune and be struck … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall and the Canal, its end and a start-off

What a lovely day it was, yesterday. I had waved goodbye to my friends. Always feeling a bit blue, afterwards. It works best to look for some distraction, to do something. Since I was already out, standing outside their hotel, … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall cooks for friends

Don and Katie-Ellen, my sweet friends from the Lake District, are over for a few days. It has been a long trip for them, about six hours of driving, so they are exhausted and need to be pampered. They’re staying in a … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall visits the Golitha Falls

  When Claire and I left Bude, yesterday early afternoon, it was very sunny. Lovely weather. But the closer we got to Liskeard, the more clouded the sky became… We were on our way to explore the Golitha Falls. Golitha … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall is having a Menday

  Around nine o’clock yesterday morning Robert Freestone knocked at the door. Rob is a well-known plumber and heating specialist. I found him through word-of-mouth. Because my boiler is about 17 years of age, I’m seriously thinking about a replacement. … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall is locked out

  When Steve and I came to live in Bude in 2010, Steve immediately sent in a request at the Tourist Information Centre for a beach hut. They put us on a waiting list. Then, five years later, we had … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall wants to join something

  It is said that in a small town people know each other. Do we really? Bude has about 9.900 residents (according to stats 2011), therefore, how can we really ‘know’ each other… There are of course innumerable ways to … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall goes to the Chocolate Factory

  “Henry loves chocolate so much, it practically runs through his veins. Chocolate cake, chocolate cereal, chocolate syrup, chocolate milk, and chocolate cookies – and that’s just breakfast! Still, it comes as a shock when he suddenly breaks out in … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall goes to the tea garden

  What a lovely day is was, yesterday. A bit of a cold wind, but bright and sunny. First I went to the hairdresser, Liz. She was positioned at H&C. There was a relaxed atmosphere. Heather told us all about … Continue reading

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Dutchy in Cornwall and the step counter

  A step counter is a device, that counts each step a person takes by detecting the motion of the person’s hands or hips. Used originally by sports, step counters are now becoming popular as an everyday exercise counter and … Continue reading

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