Declines in cornish insects

Declines in cornish insects

Some shocking news came out this week on the decline of insects in Cornwall since 1980. The study looked at 23 species of bees and estimated that as a group their distribution across Cornwall has declined by 44%. The distribution of wasps has declined by 71% and the...
Choughs in Botallack

Choughs in Botallack

I had heard there were more Choughs – the famous Cornwall black birds with red legs and red beaks –  around Botallack compared to the Lizard where there is only one pair, but we did not expect to see any.  However we were on the inland part of our circular...
Cornish Choughs – 2018 Was a Great Year

Cornish Choughs – 2018 Was a Great Year

I spoke to one of our neighbours near the Cellars recently who is a keen bird watcher and takes part in the Chough watch for the Lizard pair of Choughs and she told me the four young Lizard choughs left home in July. Choughs are part of the crow family but they have a...
Fruits of the land and sea

Fruits of the land and sea

Wondering round the paths around Church Cove last week I found lots of ripe blackberries and some big sloe berries on the blackthorn bushes. I picked some of the blackberries and had them with some stewed apple and yoghurt for my breakfast for a few days. Delicious! I...
Vintage cars in the Lizard village

Vintage cars in the Lizard village

We are down at the Cellars this week doing a few jobs. We had heard about a vintage car rally on the Sunday of the August bank holiday weekend on the Lizard green so we thought we would go and have a look. The cars started in Helston at 11am and drove down to the...

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