Glass, The Strange History of- by Lyne Stephens Fortune

In this panoramic view of two Cornish families spanning two centuries all sorts of characters make an appearance. Not only are we educated in the ambience of English Merchants in Portugal but people as diverse as Southey, William M.Thackery, John Lemon and Canning, to mention but a few, all make an appearance. It begins by… Continue reading Glass, The Strange History of- by Lyne Stephens Fortune

Bardhonyeth Kernow,Poetry Cornwall (Volume 27)

This issue contains a wide variety of contributions from over sixty poets from Scotland(which also provides the lichen encrusted wheel arch cover image from Callander) to Germany, from Wales to Spain. Naturally the emphasis are on Cornish poems and it is the landscape of Kernow which provides the inspiration for many of these verses in… Continue reading Bardhonyeth Kernow,Poetry Cornwall (Volume 27)

Krowji at Christmas Continued

At Krowji creativity is by no means confined to the painters, however splendid these may be. One of the most intriguing workshops is that of woodworker and  furniture designer Tom  Raffield http://www.tomraffield.com/. His skills in the controlled forming of wood create geometrically interesting objects from elegant chairs, flourishing lampshades to plant pots. His pendants fashioned… Continue reading Krowji at Christmas Continued