- I also had a lovely walk along some magnificent and extremely rugged Cornish coastline between Porthcurno and Land's End.
- Early in the 1960s, Barry Humphries lost his footing on a Cornish cliff, tumbled backwards, and had to be hauled up from a precarious ledge above the sea.
- When I was a 13-year-old in a Cornish village (my father was a lowly worker in the clay industry) my sister and I used to ride horses for a friend who owned several.
- Richard, who comes from a Cornish farming family, qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and has experience in property and lettings, farm restructuring and commercial contracts.
- Finally, at this stage, (a further Desert biome is planned) there is the ‘Roofless’ biome, the outside grounds where another of the great Cornish gardens is taking shape.
- As a Cornish farmers' son who elected a life filled with complex mathematics and residents' petitions over open fields and tractor driving, Reigate and Banstead's youngest councillor does not appear to be afraid of bucking the trend.
- These same generations witnessed the break-up of a classical Gaelic which had been common to western Scotland and Ireland, and the decay towards extinction of the Cornish language.
- The first most people knew of the disaster that was about to overtake the tiny Cornish village of Boscastle in southwest England was a loud bang followed by a terrifying roar as loud as an express train.
- Soon more Cornish miners from Cornwall were engaged and before long the town had a truly multicultural society.
- Ursula and Janet live a quiet life in a small, beautiful Cornish village in the late 1930s.
- I had dressed Cornish crab which was absolutely delicious and not too rich as crab can sometimes be.
- The action takes place against a bank of shingle, representing a Cornish beach, and the design is almost monochrome - perhaps seeking to evoke the success of the movie.
- This will be a valuable resource for anybody interested in Cornish language and culture.
- My base for my Cornish adventure was the homely Tregurrian Hotel just 100 yards from the glorious sandy reaches of Watergate Bay, a tiny hamlet four miles from Newquay.
- The largest single section is a 10,000-acre tract of Dartmoor while the smallest includes Sheep's Rock, an islet near Portreath on the north Cornish coast.
- A Spitfire propeller has been restored and mounted on a cairn of Cornish granite and will be displayed inside the entrance of RAF Portreath in Cornwall next month.
- But the Agriculture Department has since confirmed infections in a beech, a horse chestnut and a holm oak (also a non-native) in a Cornish garden.
- Investors in a controversial Cornish development have been offered their deposits back after the government announced that the project will be subject to a public inquiry that could take a year to complete.
- Following a clear trickling stream through woodland, you'll pass the isolated Jericho Cottage, once owned by renowned Cornish artist John Opie.
- In the first programme he tackled (no pun intended) Clovelly Herring, organic Guernsey beef, an organic veg grower and a Cornish producer of sparkling wine.
- Anglo-Saxon, the language of government in England, co-existed with Welsh, Cornish, Norse, Cumbric, and Gaelic - none Romance languages.
- It has also been revived in Cornwall as the name for an equivalent assembly there as part of the rediscovery of Cornish, which died out in the eighteenth century.
- Most Bretons speak both French and Breton, a Celtic language related to Welsh and Cornish.
- The other living native languages of the British Isles - Manx, Cornish, and Norman French - are used officially only in restricted ceremonial circumstances.
- Welsh, or Cymraeg, is a Celtic language belonging to the Brythonic group consisting of Breton, Welsh, and the extinct Cornish.
- The indigenous Gaelic or ‘Celtic’ language of the Roman province Britannia also continued to be spoken; it survives today as Welsh and Cornish.
- Sightings of Morgawr, Cornish for ‘Sea Giant’, have been reported since the early 1970s, and some say for more than 100 years.
- The last natural speaker of Cornish died in 1777 and the last speaker of Manx in 1974.
- The Celtic language of Cornish, once spoken in southwestern England, expired abruptly in 1777 when its last living speaker died.
- Two northern varieties of British, Pictish and Cumbrian, died out in the early Middle Ages, while Cornish survived until the 18th cent.
- The crucial issue is not understanding Irish or Scottish Gaelic, or Welsh or Cornish, but rather finding assurance that these languages provide narrative contexts for the myths underlying Celtic music.
- The reputed last native speaker of Cornish, Dolly Pentreath, died in 1777 with no one left to speak the language to.
- Emmet is Cornish for ‘ant’, Grockle is Devon's version.