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September 12, 2010

Scones, cake, curds etc – it’s the annual St Just in Roseland Show

Filed under: Roseland Holiday Sagas,Roundhouse Barn News,Supporting Cornwall — roundhousebarns @ 11:15 am

Having been here for 4 summers now, we decided to enter the local Village Show.  It’s a combination of all of the good bits of the WI (home baking, veg from the garden) and the lovely relaxed feel and fun of a school/village fete. We decided to enter a few of the baking/veg competition categories….. [...]

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May 6, 2010

Tractor ablaze in neighbouring field

Filed under: Roseland Holiday Sagas — roundhousebarns @ 12:51 pm

The local farmers have been hard at it recently, ploughing the fields and sowing spring wheat and barley. Imagine then our horror when we see one of our neighbours’ tractors ablaze shortly after 5pm a few nights ago.  We thought the worst and that someone might be trapped inside.  Fortunately, the local farm-hand had made [...]

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May 2, 2010

What you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts

Filed under: Roseland Holiday Sagas — roundhousebarns @ 1:19 pm

So, the only airport open in the UK recently during the Volcanic Ash crisis was the one down at Mens Pants (aka Penzance).  Flights to the Scillies were going albeit intermittently. But the Ash did affect us down here in a couple of ways – not only were our cars covered in a layer of [...]

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