James Ruse: Part 1 – Cornish Convict

By Chris Dunkerley – Introduction: When the First Fleet landed at Sydney Cove in January 1788 having spent many months sailing from England, ingenuity was a cargo much needed –…

[Dan Rogerson, MP] Flag grab

This was raised by Dan Rogerson MP during a Westminster Parliamentary debate on the proposed VAT ‘pasty tax’ on Wednesday this week. “When the last runner with the Olympic flame…

Torched – The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

The Olympic Torch Relay came to Cornwall for the day. The Olympic flame arrived at RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall from Athens on Friday 17 May, 2012 in four custom-made lanterns….

[Save Penwith Moors] Carn Galva for Common Land

Save Penwith Moors has initiated an application to re-register a large part of Carn Galva as Common Land – the first of several such applications for West Penwith moorland. This…

Book: Best Goon Bren – The Beast of Bodmin Moor

In Sowsnek (English) Alan M. Kent’s recent book, The Beast of Bodmin Moor, in English and with a Cornish translation by Neil Kennedy. Retail price £11.95. Available from Amazon.co.uk and…

New book and review – Cornwall through Time

Review of new book: “Cornwall Through Time” This is another book in this very clever format: an old view of a Cornish scene in black and white accompanied by a…

Cornish gather at Australian Celtic Festival 2012

The 20th Australian Celtic Festival may have honoured our cousins the Bretons, as well as Galicia and Asturia, as its 2012 theme  but the Cornish in Australia also gathered in…

Cornish marched against another Tax on Cornish Culture

Quoting Edward Rowe, aka ‘Kernow King’, from his item in the Guardian newspaper of Monday 30th April, and alluding to the 1497 Cornish Uprising march, against the King’s Taxes among…

Back to Eaglehawk

The Cornish in Victoria, Australia, got together last month for 3 days of Cornish heritage, friendship and fun! [16, 17, 18th March 2012] As part of the 41st Eaglehawk Dahlia…

Cornish shine at Pan-Celtic

by Anne Kennedy Truscott The 41st International Pan Celtic Festival, Carlow, Ireland Last week the town of Carlow in Ireland was festooned in Celtic flags, placards, banners and bunting to…