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Penkevyll makes it as a Cover Girl!

Yes, Penkevyll the famous Lands End Obby Oss, has made it as Cover Girl to the glossies!

“Out soon – Indie Shaman ‪#‎shamanism‬ magazine Issue 25. 245 more words

You couldn't script it... could you?!

Now, this is a post that a few of you who follow me on Facebook/Twitter might have been expecting. We’ve just returned from a lovely few days away in Cornwall… camping. 1,022 more words

Life Begins At 40...!

Traditional British celebrations: May Day in Padstow

The Padstow May Day celebration is so old that no one knows when it began. The only things that are certain are that (a) it’s genuinely ancient and (b)it’s still going on. 569 more words

Americans In Britain

May Day in Padstow - Obby Oss

We went to the annual Obby Oss celebrations on May day for the first time, we absolutely loved it all! What a spectacle and such fun, everyone was in a joyous mood, the whole of Padstow erupted with a fanfare of dance and music, you can’t get the beat out of your head for days! 103 more words

Padstow

Cornish Minority Status: "I'm proud to be Cornish, hopefully it makes the Government know that we exist"

Cornwall gained attention earlier this year when it was announced that the county had been granted ‘minority status’ under European rules for the protection of national minorities. 594 more words

Artist Interview: Rosalind Fowler

Artist Rosalind Fowler talks to us about her film, Folk in Her Machine, a fascinating and beautiful study of traditional rituals including Padstow’s Obby Oss May Day festival.  943 more words

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As May Passes


The year’s at the spring
And day’s at the morn;
Morning’s at seven;
The hillside’s dew-pearled;
The lark’s on the wing;
The snail’s on the thorn: 1,294 more words

Wheel Of The Year