Tag Archives: Cornwall

Believe Me Him – back in touch with Blancmange’s Neil Arthur

Based in Gloucestershire since leaving London a dozen years ago, Blancmange mastermind Neil Arthur continues to divide his time between the Cotswolds and old haunts in the capital. “I really enjoy it, including walks when I finish work or early … Continue reading

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Drawing from experience – the Michael Foreman interview

  It’s been 55 years since Michael Foreman’s first book was published, yet this genial, engaging septuagenarian author and illustrator retains a major passion for his creative endeavours. Perhaps best known for his evocative drawings in works by former children’s … Continue reading

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Singing the praises of Reef’s return – the Gary Stringer interview

Gary Stringer was at home in Somerset earlier this week, making last-minute preparations ahead of Reef’s latest UK and Irish tour, which commences tonight (February 25th) at The Hub in Plymouth. The 42-year-old vocalist is joined by Jack Bessant (bass), … Continue reading

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Helen Dunmore – The Lie

We’re already seeing a surfeit of news stories and TV documentaries marking the centenary of the First World War, with the library and bookshop shelves full of related publications. Some are already established classics, some are new spins on past … Continue reading

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Shedding light on proper Cornish living

Whether it’s about his utter disdain for the Jerusalem artichoke, irresponsible welly-wearing, embarrassment at goose courtship rituals, or the highly-emotive pasty ingredient debate, it’s fair to say Pete Cross likes to get a few things off his chest. This son … Continue reading

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Non-league football still has White Tigers in its tail

As Mark Twain, once wrote, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” And there were elements of that in the reporting of troubled Truro City’s final demise late last week. It’s all been happening at Treyew Road of late, … Continue reading

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Shadows in the sky by Pete Cross

It’s a sure sign of a great read when you finish the last page and go right back to the start again … and that’s exactly how it is with Pete Cross’ Shadows in the Sky. Look along my book … Continue reading

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