[Spellyans] SWF Review

Ken MacKinnon ken at ferintosh.org
Wed Sep 19 10:52:53 IST 2012

Jenefer hag oll,


I think Vanessa enjoys wide respect amongst all Kernewegoryon.    Personally
I have every confidence and I am sure, this is widely shared.


-        Ken


From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]
On Behalf Of Lowe Jenefer
Sent: 19 September 2012 10:04
To: Standard Cornish discussion list
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] SWF Review


Please note that the Chair for the Review Board is Vanessa Beeman.


Jenefer Lowe

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From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]
On Behalf Of Ken MacKinnon
Sent: 18 September 2012 16:00
To: 'Standard Cornish discussion list'
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] SWF Review


Meur ras dhys, Mina.


This is much as I surmised.  I too have no idea who Esme is.  Could be a man
or a woman. (woman definitely if Esmee.)


>From those whom I know it does seem heavily weighted towards Kemmyn - and
even more so for those who want SWF to be more Kemmyn-like than Kemmyn-lite.


If they are finding a chair from amongst their number - perhaps Esme is that
person.  In any event it will need the judgement of Solomon to sort this


What is needed above all are robust and clear rules, and a strong chair to
keep to them.  The team also need to have recourse to outside specialists.


Gans gorhemmynadow - an ken Ken


From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]
On Behalf Of Mina Dresser
Sent: 17 September 2012 19:14
To: spellyans at kernowek.net
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] SWF Review


In reply to Ken's email.

Vanessa was originally  a 'unified' speaker, Albert B is  of course SWF,
Neil was 'Modern' Cornish. Jory a diehard Kemmyn speaker. Polin Prys and
particularly Maureen  Pierce are both 'fanatic' kemmyn speakers and   very
very anti Modern.     Both ladies told me just a few weeks ago that they
were not in favour of the SWF even though they had to support it,  and I
gathered they would prefer the SWF to be further inclined towards Kemmyn. I
don't know Esme - have not even heard her name.Hope that helps. 


This review board is very light weight. Can someone explain please what its
job will be.  Apart from Albert and possibly Neil, no one is 

anywhere close to being a linguist. It will be Treyarnon all over again,
with no "real" experts on the committee.  


I suggest that something be done about the composition of this board.
Regards Mina

-----Original Message-----
From: Ken MacKinnon <ken at ferintosh.org>
To: 'Standard Cornish discussion list' <spellyans at kernowek.net>
Sent: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 12:50
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] SWF Review

A gowetha,


The message below from Jenefer gives details of the SWF review group.  Can
you identify which aspects of the Cornish language movement each of these
names represents? 


   - an ken Ken


Prof Ken MacKinnon,

Ivy Cottage, Ferintosh,

The Black Isle, by Dingwall,

Ross-shire  IV7 8HX   Scotland /UK

Tel: 01349 - 863460  E-mail: ken at ferintosh.org



Kesva Dhaswel an FSS henwys / SWF Review Board Appointed


Pur dha yw genen deklarya henwyn an ombroforyon re beu dewisys avel eseli
Kesva Dhaswel an FSS. Ny a wor grassow meur dhe bubonan nep re ombrofyas rag
an ober ma - nyns o es rag Kesva Dhyghtya an Keskowethyans ervira yntra
kemmys a bobel da.  Agan govenek yw pubonan a wrug ombrofya dhe gemeres ran
y'n argerdh yn un profya aga thybyansow hag omjunnya y'n keskowsow dres an
vledhen nessa.


Na wreugh ankevi bos kedhlow adro dhe'n argerdh ha formow dhe worra yn rag
testennow ha tybyansow war'n wiasva lemmyn.


We are very pleased to announce the names of those who have been appointd to
the SWF Review Board. We are very grateful to all who put themselves forward
- it was not an easy task for the Partnership Board to decide from so many
excellent applications. We hope that all those who applied will be able to
play a full part in the process through offering their ideas and joining in
the discussions during the next twelve months.


Don't forget that details of the process and forms for submission of topics
for consideration are now on the website.



Kesva Dhaswel an FSS / SWF Review Board 


Jori Ansell


Vanessa Beeman (Chair)


Albert Bock


Neil Kennedy


Maureen Pierce


Polin Prys


Esme Tackley


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