[Spellyans] Introducing myself

Ray Chubb ray at spyrys.org
Sat Nov 22 19:48:47 GMT 2008

Hi John,

Welcome to Spellyans.

I note your interest in the appearance of Cornish on the page.  This  
is something that I have a passion about and for this reason I will  
not be using the Standard Form on a personal level.

I like to use something akin to what could be called historical  
standard Cornish and for this reason I will be using Unified Cornish  
with or without its recent revisions.  If you are not sure about the  
different forms of Cornish, Unified is the form that the Cornish  
Gorsedd has used since its inception.

We have a mutual friend it seems in the Rev. Andy Phillips.

On 21 Du 2008, at 10:44, John Nash wrote:

> I'm John Nash, an artist and writer living in Lamorna. My interest  
> in this discussion list is a general one of wishing support the more  
> extended use of Cornish in Cornwall. Although not native Cornish and  
> sadly lacking in ability to speak more than a few phrases, I've had  
> a relationship with west Cornwall for over 30 years and have lived  
> in Lamorna for the past 8 years. I'm a founder member of Cowethas  
> Peran Sans, which is working within and outside of the church to  
> encourage study of the celtic origins of the church in Cornwall, a  
> use of Cornish in parts of the liturgy, and an increased use of, and  
> appreciation of, the numerous ancient holy sites and places of  
> Christian pilgrimage in Cornwall.
> As an artist I use Cornish in my work and have a particular interest  
> in celtic lettering styles. With the agreement now for a Standard  
> Written Form, ie standard spelling, which was almost essential if  
> Cornish was to be more extensively used in public signage and  
> documents, I'd be interested in any work being done regarding its  
> visual look. In particular typefaces, and opinions on how important  
> this in the future of Cornish public signage and the written word.
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Ray Chubb


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