Author: Heidi Westbrook

Heidi Westbrook is a middle-aged, single mum with a passion for life. Originally from Yorkshire, she settled in a small town on Cornwall's rugged north coast many years ago. Like many others in Cornwall, she's self employed and uses skills learnt throughout her life to earn a living in a varied, creative way. You can find her on Instagram as @maidinnewquay.

The sea has set me free

Heidi Westbrook

For Heidi Westbrook, sea-swimming has brought joy, friendship and vital solace through the lockdown. For 20 years I’ve been lucky enough to have lived on a clifftop high above Newquay’s famous Towan beach. Over the years, the number of people enjoying the water has steadily grown. Once these were mainly year-round surfers and families in […]