Doc Martin Country: A Week in Cornwall

Note to self: if we ever get back to Cornwall again, we rent the smallest car we possibly can. Driving down to Cadgwith Cove in Cornwall’s Lizard Peninsula, the roads grow more and more narrow, bound by hedges and walls, until they are barely wide enough for our little Ford Focus to pass through.  To … Continue reading Doc Martin Country: A Week in Cornwall

Starkville with medieval buildings

In a conversation with his brother Bill, I overheard John jokingly refer to Cambridge, England, where we now are, as “Starkville with medieval buildings.”  Starkville is, of course, Starkville, Mississippi, the home of Mississippi State University.  I knew what John meant, as both are college towns surrounded by green pasture lands.  But, Starkville with its … Continue reading Starkville with medieval buildings