porthleven food festival 2016

Lostwithiel (Lostwydhyel) calm after the storm

Lostwithiel today three days after the flood,  quite a different picture from Wednesday full story here Some damage to The Medieval bridge. Sand bags outside the old Duchy palace where the government of Cornwall was based. “14th century Lostwithiel, known as ‘The Port of Fawi’, was the capital of Cornwall, administering affairs both Cornish and stannary (relating to tin) […]

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Crossing the Tamar – 1497 Cornish uprising.

Extract from John Angarrack’s  ‘Our Future is History‘… To place additional pressure on Cornish society, the Duke’s father, Henry VII, rescinded the right of the Cornish to seek recourse to justice through their customary legal system. As soon as the limited protection from the Stannary Charters was withdrawn, a new imperial taxation measure was proposed. […]

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Today is St Piran’s day in Kernow (Cornwall)…

…In Liskeard the Cornish flag of St Piran fly’s high above the town and the bells ring out in celebration. What glorious weather for the  Parade’s that are taking place all over Cornwall today,  many pasties will be eaten. Kernow bys vyken At the top of Castle Hill is a park, trees now stand in the place Liskeard […]

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Snow deepens on Bodmin Moor

The Hulers stones a Bronze Age Monument (c.1500 BC) consisting of three stone circles in a line and a reminder of Cornwalls Celtic roots. South Phoenix from Cornwall’s mining past in the background. South Phoenix has a long history. The ground was worked under the name Wheal Prosper in the 1830s when it was part […]