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Newquay Community Orchard
Newquay Community Orchard: helping people, helping the planet

Recently I had to pleasure to visit a rather amazing place near Newquay in Cornwall, Newquay Community Orchard. The site is…

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Nanny Pat enjoys discovering child friendly days out in Cornwall
Nanny Pat’s motivational message for grandparents at Christmas…

‘We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing’ – George Bernard Shaw I was…

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Christmas decorations
Stop the commercialisation of Christmas – I want to opt out!

‘The most important things in life are not things’ – Anthony J. D’Angelo This quote is a mantra that pops into…

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Attika HUman Support Lesvos Appeal
Atticka Human Support appeal – an easy way to help refugees

Ping! A Facebook notification pops in. It’s from Attika human support on the Greek Island of Lesvos pleading for aid for…

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Pat Smith Action Nan 60 over 60
Celebrating life after 60

I was very proud to learn that 3 local Councillors had nominated me to be one of the 60 over 60 most inspirational people in…

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Pat Smith aka Action Nan giving her TED Talk
TED is over, long live TED

The curtains are closed, the stage is dark and the audience has left. That’s it, over, done, finished, I’ve had my…

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Trevisker Garden Centre
Reducing plastic pollution in Cornwall: Action Nan visits Trevisker Garden Centre

Trevisker is set to be Cornwall’s first plastic-free garden centre. I recently visited Trevisker Garden Centre when I attended one of…

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Kingsley II hybrid passenger ferry
The Kingsley II: a new hybrid electric passenger ferry on the Fal River

I recently had the pleasure of taking my grandchildren on a river trip from Trelissick, near Truro to St Mawes on…

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Freddie the biker dog
Action Nan meets Freddie the biker dog

I have to share this story with you, it made my day and I hope it might do the same for…

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foraging with cornishwildfood
A foraging walk with Cornish Wild Food

Do you know your Docks from your Dandelions or your Sorrel from your Samphire and even more importantly are they safe…

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