Cornwall Woman

2018-11

Episodes

Sunday Nov 25, 2018

As a single woman, research suggests that writer Jane Pugh should be miserable and expect a curtailed lifespan. But the richness of her creative life in Cornwall, and the enjoyment she shares with friends and family makes her happier than many married people. She talks about sea swimming in winter, how to write convincingly, and why she quit her job in TV drama. And she reads from her acclaimed short story "Life Girl" which is by turns laugh out loud funny, and piercingly poignant.

Friday Nov 09, 2018

Rachel Lambert has been teaching foraging on the coast paths and beaches of Cornwall for more than 10 years. Rachel shares her knowledge of the unfamiliar but delicious tastes, nutritional value and ecological importance of seaweed. She talks about how foraging keeps her in touch with nature and the seasons and how, in today's busy world, it helps her think about the way she uses time. Join us on a bright and blustery autumn day on a stoney beach near Falmouth. 

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