Category Archives: Diaspora Jottings

It is Cornish Christmas in Grass Valley

Recapture the spirit of Christmas past amid the charming surroundings of beautiful down-town  Grass Valley, an historic mining town in Nevada County, California, USA that has a strong Cornish mining…

High Tea in Camden

What’s that? No, we haven’t gone all Home Counties English. This Camden is the one down in the Cowpastures countryside, where wandering cattle from the First Fleet in New South…

Cornish Heritage Society East honoured Rick Rescorla

Among many Cornish groups around the world, and especially in the USA and Cornwall, the memory of Rick Rescorla and his heroism was remembered recently by the Cornish Heritage Society…

Sun, surf, and saffron?

– by Kevrenor – Sun – there was that in abundance! Surf – just nearby at your choice of ocean or bay-side location! Saffron – well, no saffron buns or…

Cornish American Cousins changeover

Outgoing Cornish American Heritage Society President Tommi       O’Hagan reported from the Gathering in Mineral Point last month; “I am happy now to introduce to you the new president, Thomas Rusch….

RIP Rick Rescorla 1939 – 2001

Cornish born hero Rick Rescorla, who saved almost 2,700 lives on September 11, 2001 only to lose his own, has been honoured by an Opera in the USA. The San…

Cornish in sunny Queensland keep active

IN what passes for winter in sunny Queensland the Cornish have kept busy with a Pasty Picnic in New Farm Park, Brisbane, which was reported in their Newsletter, ‘Pythow Kernewek…

Greater Milwaukee has them with or without Rutabaga

It seems that the pasty, and indeed Cornish food, is a common theme across Cornish societies and associations worldwide. The Cornish Society of Greater Milwaukee has an annual Pasty Luncheon….

Bendigo Cornish – down, but not out!

We like to focus on the good things around the Diaspora in this section of the e-magazine, but there are Cornish groups struggling to survive demographic change and a more…

Pasty treat for the Cornish in NSW Australia

The Cornish Association of New South Wales  in Australia are having a special Cornish Fayre Day on Saturday 23 July, 2011. A Pasty making demonstration and workshop (up to 12…