[Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?

Janice Lobb janicelobb at gmail.com
Tue May 29 23:32:11 IST 2012


There is also the painted silk Arundell Banner hanging at Trerice with the
motto KAR DEU RES PUB TREA (stet) (usually translated as Love God above all
things) - and the carved Cornish inscription above the Lych Gate at Mawnan
Church (though I can't remember what it says)

Jan

On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 12:14 PM, Ray Chubb <ray at spyrys.org> wrote:

> The following venues could be included:
>
> Mousehole;  site of Dolly's house.
>
> Paul;  Memorial to Dolly also Cornish inscription inside church.
>
> Plen an Gwary St Just.
>
> Zennor church and churchyard various inscriptions in Cornish.
>
> Helston Cornish family motto in museum also where William Body was
> murdered, an act which led up to the Prayer Book Uprising.
>
> Site of Glasney College.
>
> St Piran Round.
>
> Remains of a Plen an Gwary at Kea.
>
> Mock hanging of the mayor at Bodmin Riding if they still do it.
>
>
> On 26 Me 2012, at 11:15, Ken MacKinnon wrote:
>
> *Ewan,*
> * *
> *I have been advocating this for over 12 years now!   About thirty years
> ago Esso brought out a series of Cornwall ‘Tiger Trails’ for motorists to
> follow on all sorts of Cornish themes except Cornish Language.    One of my
> recommendations following my 2000 survey and in my 2003 analysis of
> speakers’  attitudes towards the language was a Cornish Language Trail on
> similar lines: Forth an Yeth.*
> * *
> *Some interest has been shown on this – but so far no actual action as
> such.   It could make a useful project for the Partnership – and it could
> start off quite modestly with a free leaflet or booklet on sites and
> routes.   Plaques and signposts could follow – but these would need
> negociations and permissions.*
> * *
> -        *An ken Ken*
> * *
> *From:* spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [
> mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net <spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net>] *On
> Behalf Of *ewan wilson
> *Sent:* 25 May 2012 22:06
> *To:* Standard Cornish discussion list
> *Subject:* Re: [Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?****
> ** **
> Another idea that occurs to me would be to construct a' Cornish Language
> Trail' for walkers to follow. For instance a short distance from Mousehole
> is Paul Churchyard where the famous memorial stone is.****
> I visited it with my young nephew and family about five years ago; it was
> a sweltering hot day and we spent ages trying to locate the blessed
> thing--only for my nephew, also Ewan,  delightedly to find it in the wall
> on the street!****
> We also looked for Poole's home in Penzance on Morrab Rd; bought books out
> of the Cornish shop in the Causewayhead ( KK mini dictionaries, if I
> remember?); off to St Michael's Mount; and went up to Truro Museum to get
> language material ...found some wonderful stuff by Craig and also  older
> materials by Richard Gendall- a lovely fold-out wallet thing with maps,
> photos, pictures/words, etc.****
> Not properly proudly promoting the language is such a missed opportunity
> for the region. Are the councillors as daft as they are here in Scotland,
> then?!****
>  ****
> Ewan.****
>
> ----- Original Message -----****
> *From:* Herbie Blackburn <kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com>****
> *To:* 'Standard Cornish discussion list' <spellyans at kernowek.net>****
> *Sent:* Thursday, May 24, 2012 10:47 PM****
> *Subject:* Re: [Spellyans] Is there a future for the SWF?****
> ** **
> I agree with Ewan (The complaints about confusion is a lot of balderdash)*
> ***
> - I’m English, have had a lifelong interest in Celtic languages, and when
> we travelled down to Penzance by train to start our Land’s End-John
> O’Groats cycle we all posed by the welcome sign, and were delighted in the
> bilingual nature of that and the Land’s End/Penn An Wlas banner (soon to be
> ‘Pedn An Wlas’!) at the start of our ride – it made it more special – not
> just for me with****
> my interest in Celtic Languages, but for all 27 of us, most being English.
> I’m English and proud of it, but equally proud of these islands’ Celtic
> heritage!****
> ** **
> Bring on the bilingual signs I say – afterall, I may be sad, but I still
> get excited to see ‘Araf’ in the road when we go to Wales!!****
> eMail: kevin.blackburn1 at ntlworld.com****
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