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BIG NEWS: A Cornish Girl in a Big World blog is moving!

Welcome back, little reader! It’s Thursday which means I’m back with another blog post. But this Thursday is extra exciting because we are relaunching the blog. I have put a lot of time and energy (and let’s be real; blood, sweat and tears) into relaunching A Cornish Girl in a Big World; I have a… Continue reading BIG NEWS: A Cornish Girl in a Big World blog is moving!

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Cornwall, Lifestyle, Personal Recommendations

A Perfect Night Out: Attending The Mexico Inn’s ‘Festive Thursday’

There’s lots to enjoy in the run up to Christmas, but perhaps the nation’s favourite Christmas pastimes are enjoying the yummy food and listening to the comforting tunes that come back around each year. Put these two together and you’ve got a winning combination, right? When I saw via their Instagram that The Mexico Inn… Continue reading A Perfect Night Out: Attending The Mexico Inn’s ‘Festive Thursday’

Cornwall, Lifestyle

Top Tips for Gifting Uniquely This Festive Season

It’s that time of year again – mince pies are back on supermarket shelves, fairy lights are shining from windows and trees, and Christmas songs are playing on the radio. However, as magical as Christmas can be, it can also be a stressful time of year: the official countdown now begins as soon as Halloween… Continue reading Top Tips for Gifting Uniquely This Festive Season

Book Reviews, Lifestyle

3 Books That Got Me Out of a Reading Slump

I’ve always loved reading: as a child, my Christmas wish-lists were 90% books or Waterstones gift vouchers and through the recent pandemic and part-time furlough, I relished the escapism of curling up with a book for hours on end. But over the last 12 months, I’ve really struggled to find the motivation to read –… Continue reading 3 Books That Got Me Out of a Reading Slump

Out of Cornwall

Italy Adventures: Exploring Florence

In sequel to my previous post, where I reviewed mine and my husband’s recent trip to Pisa, here’s the lowdown on our trip to Florence. Prepare yourself for photos of beautiful scenery, art, and my honest opinions on the city. Nosey on down to experience Florence with us. We travelled to Florence from Pisa by… Continue reading Italy Adventures: Exploring Florence

Out of Cornwall

Italy Adventures: Exploring Pisa

The food, the wine, the art & culture – so many rich images come to mind when thinking of Italy. With the country having so many famous cities and regions, each with unique places of interest, it can be tricky to decide where to visit first: perhaps Rome to see the Colosseum and the Trevi… Continue reading Italy Adventures: Exploring Pisa

Lifestyle

Planning a Wedding During a Global Pandemic: Our Story

As mentioned in my previous post, I recently stumbled upon a draft blog post where I had relived the madness of trying to plan a wedding during the Covid pandemic. It was a crazy time and, although I am posting this a little late, I feel it would be a shame to not post it… Continue reading Planning a Wedding During a Global Pandemic: Our Story

Graduate Life, Lifestyle

Truth Be Told: The Biggest Lessons I’ve Learned as a Graduate

It’s almost two years to the day since I received my degree. I remember the anticipation of opening the email which contained my results and then a few weeks later donning a cap and gown, having my photo taken with a scroll and thinking “Wow, I’ve actually made it”. Now I know this sounds quite… Continue reading Truth Be Told: The Biggest Lessons I’ve Learned as a Graduate

Lifestyle, Personal Recommendations

Sharing the Small Business Love: My Favourite Purchases over Lockdown

We all know that Coronavirus has put huge amounts of pressure on businesses and the economy, not just in the UK, but the world over. Many small businesses in particular are struggling to keep afloat with the closures of shops during lockdown and the proliferation of huge online companies such as Amazon who stock just… Continue reading Sharing the Small Business Love: My Favourite Purchases over Lockdown