Porthcurno – sun, sand, theatre and communications

Back in 1982 I arrived in Porthcurno, Cornwall, fresh out of college and wet behind the ears. The attraction of Porthcurno? Apart from the fantastic beach, gorgeous blue water and weather, it was a remote Cable & Wireless out-station were people from all around the world came to learn about all sorts of communication equipment. […]

Buying from out-of-town stores, is it worth it?

There was a time when Britain’s towns were full of small family-run businesses that sold everything we wanted and their staff were only to happy to help. Then came out-of-town stores on trading estates, putting all these nice local businesses out of the running because they could not afford to compete. Well, it looks like […]