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A Short Walk By The Crooked River

Before I left the house this morning I travelled to the other side of the isle, from North Cornwall to Norfolk in the company of Helen Macdonald. 974 more words



Granite skies. Mordros.

The shade and sound of Kernow.

Bledhen noweth da.

Cornish Language

Cornish: Kernowek, Kernewek

It’s Monday and time for the third post in my A to Z of endangered languages posts; for C, we’ve got the Cornish language. 259 more words

Language Learning

A Cornish Oaf

When I was 16 I had a St. Piran’s cross hoody from SJ’s Skate Shop in Truro, and I wore it all the time. Both my granddads made it alright to be Cornish, and I was surrounded by it. 504 more words


Midsummer Fires

Arles-sur-Tech is a small town at the eastern end of the French Pyrenees, and it is overshadowed to the north by the Canigó massif. These lands at the southernmost end of the Languedoc-Roussillon region have deep connections to Catalonia, both its language and traditions. 1,238 more words


Why being "officially" Cornish makes me happy and sad all at once.

A few days ago I was besieged with facebook messages from my friends at home. Then a phone call from my mother who was having a party. 1,249 more words


A Tribute to Cornish Identity

We’re celebrating with some Tribute because today is a good day. We’re celebrating the joining of the Celtic nations. Cornish people have been recognised as an ethnic minority. 156 more words