Meteor Magnificence

Stargazers of the UK, it’s time for the main meteor shower of the year – the annual Perseids Meteor Shower!  Of all the meteor showers that take place, the Perseids is the most famous and is widely seen as being the most spectacular too. The shower takes place over a period of a few weeks […]

De-bunking recycling symbols

So many recycling logos, but what do they all mean? We’re here to break them down to help you understand what waste items can be recycled. Mobius loop This one is commonly used and simply means that the packaging is recyclable. Sometimes there’ll be a % in the centre – this indicates the percentage of […]

Summer Solstice 2022

The longest day of the year is known as the summer solstice, and has been celebrated across the world in some form since prehistory. This year, the solstice falls on Tuesday 21 June in the northern hemisphere, with large groups of revellers set to watch the sunrise at Stonehenge as per tradition. Here’s how long the longest day of the year […]

Birds of prey in Cornwall

Few birds inspire awe as often as birds of prey! Although famously solitary animals, these highly skilled hunters can be witnessed just before dusk in great gatherings and rule the roost when it comes to the food chain. Many birdwatchers traipse cross-country to see clouds of kites, or to catch a glimpse of an eagle. But […]