Porthcurno communications during WW2

Break in Communication is a historical spy thriller set around Porthcurno Telegraph Station. The picture above shows Porthcurno Telegraph Station during WWII. This article for Cornish Story reveals more information about Jon Gliddon’s book Break in Communication and, more importantly, where you can get it! It is December 1941. World War II has become a truly global…Continue Reading “Break in Communication”

North Cornwall Book Festival

Located in the small village of St Endellion, the North Cornwall Book Festival is one of the most intimate venues for a book festival, just bursting with character and charm. Contributing writer Emma Gibbs gives insight over the event, keeping in mind what it is that makes this festival so special. Despite being in its infancy,…Continue Reading “North Cornwall Book Festival”

Troika Pottery Logo

A talk by authors about the international connection of Cornish pottery manufacturers Troika based upon the book Troika 63-83 by Lawrence Illsley and Ben Harris. You can view the Troika website here. Many of you know will Troika. You may have seen it on Flog It or on your Auntie’s mantelpiece. It may not be…Continue Reading “Troika: From St Ives to the World”

A review of Hilary Coleman and Sally Burley’s Shout Kernow: Celebrating Cornwall’s pub songs – a real treat for lovers of traditional Cornish music! Ever since the rise of such groups as The Fisherman’s Friends and all of the other shanty groups in Cornwall, there has perhaps never been so much interest in Cornish songs. Here the…Continue Reading “Review: Shout Kernow”

Dr Jo Esra presents a review on Keith Pearce’s recently published book: The Jews of Cornwall. Read on to hear her thoughts. Building on his previous work in the co-authored The Lost Jews of Cornwall (2000), Keith Pearce’s The Jews of Cornwall aims to provide a comprehensive history of Jewish individuals and communities in Cornwall from…Continue Reading “Book Review: The Jews of Cornwall”

A Memoir of Trethosa Village in the 1930s is a memoir about Cornwall. Read on to discover more about the book, its memories and the author.  A Memoir of Trethosa Village in the 1930s is the strong and heartfelt recollection on what life was like pre-World War II in the small Cornish village of Trethosa. The…Continue Reading “A Memoir of Trethosa Village in the 1930s”