My Favourite Places

  • Artist Toby Ray: My Favourite Places

    Toby Ray has life pre-e-t-t-ty sussed. He spends his days painting dreamy, contemporary seascapes at some of Devon and Cornwall’s loveliest beaches — here are a few of his top spots.

  • My Favourite Places: Photographer Snapshot Shirley

    Photographer Emma Wilson (and Shirley – her converted Subaru Samba photo van) gets around, rocking up at parties and weddings the length and breadth of the county. Here are a few of the places she loves best…

  • My Favourite Places: Actor Tristan Sturrock

    Unless you’ve been thrown in Bodmin Assizes for wrecking the past few months, you won’t need reminding that Poldark returns to BBC 1 this weekend.  Turns out Tristan Sturrock, who plays Zacky Martin (that’s him above), grew up a mile from Muddy Cornwall HQ on the edge of Bodmin Moor. You’ll know Tristan from theatre (most recently […]

  • My favourite Places: Author Lucy Diamond

      Romance novelist Lucy Diamond’s name isn’t really Lucy Diamond at all, it’s Sue Mongredien. Because she’s written lots of children’s books too and wanted to keep the genres separate, Lucy Diamond is her nom de plume. There is actually another Lucy Diamond who writes religious children’s books. That isn’t her, though. This Lucy (Sue) […]

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