I love all things Cornish. See some of them here.
There was once a miner called Tom Trevorrow.
Far away in Cornwall there is a mountain in the sea called St Michael's Mount. If you go there when the tide is out, make sure you leave in time or else the sea comes in and catches you unawares. But the mount wasn't always like it is now. This is how it all started.
Marc McBride has drawn a picture of a piskey in the novel, Across the Creek.
A Poem from Cornish Ripples Near and Far (Crygyon Kernow Ogas ha Pell) By Ann Trevenen Jenkin (Bryallen)
The world's largest Cornish Festival, Kernewek Lowender will be held again in the Copper Triangle on Yorke Peninsula, South Australia from the 10th-15th May 2011.
It is always fun in May visiting the largest Cornish festival in the world at the Copper Coast, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia. This year it was so exciting seeing my own granddaughters dancing down Kadina's main street in the Furry Dance.
Books from Overseas with a Cornish theme
Cornish ancestry: 1856 the Trevilyan family emigrated from Redruth, Cornwall, settled in Burra, SA to work the mine, then later Broken Hill (silver mine), to finally becoming farmers. I am the daughter of Lenard Trevilyan and Doreen J. Bedford.
Here are some worldwide resources for picture books, younger readers, YA, folk tales, adult fiction and non fiction.
'That Boy, Jack' is a Cornish-Australian historical children's novel by Adelaide author Janeen Brian
Cornish people came to Australia and became miners, farmers and contributed greatly to the economic growth of the country
The Gathering of the Bards of Cornwall will this year (2007) be held in Kadina ... by Ros Paterson
An excerpt from Rosanne's novel Zenna Dare has been included in The Busy Earth - a reader in Global Cornish Literature 1700-2000