porthleven food festival 2016

Keep Cornwall Whole

Driving back across the Tamar Bridge into Cornwall, no ordinary border. The government want to make constituency sizes more equal which  is a  reasonable idea in general. However this process will ignore all historical borders, feelings of community etc, which could mean parts of Cornwall being split off and joined with parts of Devon for seats. […]

porthleven food festival 2016

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Angarrack’s  ‘Our Future is History‘… To place additional pressure on Cornish society, the Duke’s father, Henry VII, rescinded the right of the Cornish to seek recourse to justice through their customary legal system. As soon as the limited protection from the Stannary Charters was withdrawn, a new imperial taxation measure was proposed.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

porthleven food festival 2016

Kernow a’gas dynergh – Welcome to Cornwall

Driving back across the Tamar Bridge… The Tamar bridge marks the Cornish border with England. A toll operates on the English side. ‘The borders of Cornwall have been set for a 1,000 years, since a treaty in 936AD between King Athelstan of Wessex and King Hywel of Cornwall. Cornwall has its own language, culture and traditions. In March […]