Reading Jamaica Inn for Daphne du Maurier Reading Week

Once again this year, Ali is hosting her Daphne du Maurier Reading Week – a fabulous opportunity for DDM fans to re-read beloved favourites, and for DDM newbies like me, to discover more of her writing.

My first DDM novel was Rebecca, which was my choice for last year’s reading week and I absolutely loved it. This year I picked Jamaica Inn. Continue reading

Last day in Cornwall

My final full day in Cornwall yesterday was chilly but beautifully sunny – yay!

My friends took me to the pretty village of Lerryn. Here you can see the River Lerryn and two of its quite different ‘bridges’. We had fun crossing the first…

Further along the river, the forest thickened, and the trees became leaf-bare, but shrouded in this bright green lichen. It was silent all around and very mysterious. Tolkien-like, I felt. You can see my friend Ted obliging me by standing in the picture for perspective.

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