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Kernow a’gas dynnergh: The Tale of Cornish

June 10, 2011


Last month I spent a really fantastic week in the UK’s most south-westerly county – Cornwall. It’s a really special corner of the country – and has bags of history, much of it with little or no connection with its neighbour. Cornish pasties, scones with jam and (then) clotted cream, fish ’n chips, the Eden […]

How Japan gave the world tsunamis

March 11, 2011


Today’s events in Japan will likely ricochet around the news for the next few days: as with events such as these, the death total will never be “final” as too many people will have been swept away – never to be found. The 8.8-magnitude (MW 8.8) earthquake hit just off the north-east coast, off Japan’s […]