The Relic of Saint George

Saint George is the patron saint of England, but, does anyone know what he used to slay the dragon and where this ancient relic now resides? Was it a spear, a lance or a sword? What did Saint George do? Questions that I will answer alongside discussing why I created...

The White Hare of Looe

Looe is steeped in many old legends, ranging from ghosts, smugglers to hidden man-made caves that exist in both the local cliffs and buried deep beneath streets of the old town. Looe has a rich history, and its fair share of ghost stories and folk legends too, many of...

Creature Drawings – “Headleg”

These creature drawings were salvaged from my sketchbook and I felt that they deserved a bit of daylight and TLC. These creature drawings were smudged to the point where a lot of the shading had been rubbed off, leaving bald spots and greasy smears across the artwork....

Cruel John Coppinger

Cruel John Coppinger | A Cornish smuggler who kidnapped his wife and blackmailed his mother in law. Sound familiar? I thought I would write a short entry about this infamous smuggler that washed up on the Cornish shores. And if history is correct, then this Dane was a...