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Living on the Cornish Border
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Forget the hype over the Scottish and British border, what about the one between England and Cornwall? Following the Government’s recent recognition of Cornish culture as a minority national identity that should be protected, the region’s pride has had a significant boost. So what is it like living just 10 minutes over the border? Bude is the first town in the county of Cornwall...

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Behind the Lens
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Behind the Lens

May 14, 2014 by

Adapted from: Views and Likenesses – Photographers & Their Work in Cornwall and Scilly, 1839-1870, by Charles Thomas, 1988 The well-known local Thorn photographic family originated from Kilkhampton and Launcells in the 16th century, or maybe before, according to the book “Views and Likenesses” by Charles Thomas.  Some Thorns were also found in adjoining Devon parishes.  The family were entrepreneurial in developing a business...

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