So following on from a very successful trip to North Wales, where – hold the front page – IT DID NOT RAIN ONCE! We decided to chance our arm with another staycation and head for Cornwall.
Which is a VERY VERY VERY long way away. 362 miles, and 6 hours 15 minutes to be precise.
Kernow, (Cornish for Cornwall my lovers) is a Celtic Nation.
The Corns, Kernovians, Cornishers (?) were proudly celebrating, having just been awarded minority status.
This means the UK has promised to protect the rights of minority groups to “enjoy their own culture, to use their own language, to establish their own schools… and practise their own religion”.
I thought I’d share some of this culture, which we certainly enjoyed, oh yes my handsome:
Breakfast, started off healthy, sadly this didn’t last long:
As the rather delicious smoothies were washed down with:
Followed by pudding, from this Michelin Starred Ice Cream Van:
‘One lick is never enough’ – states the flourish on the van door, and it wasn’t, leaving a disappointed dog:
So, after a quick walk/stroll/amble along the South West Coast Path spotting ship wrecks at Coverack:
It was time for refreshments – Cornish Afternoon Tea – jam goes on first, then cream in Cornwall:
Well, that filled a hole, but having arrived back in Falmouth, we decided Fish and Chips might be in order for supper. However, first we bought beautiful bread from this bang – on bakery:
Before joining the queue here at the Best Chippy I’ve been to since the last one I went to:
Now, I know in Glasgow, Deep Fried Mars Bars are de riguer, but here in Kernow, the more discerning diner goes for the Deep Fried Creme Egg.
And on that note, I’m signing off and heading for my hand bag where there should still be some Indigestion Tablets lurking.
Kernow + Culture = One Lick is Never Enough!
Week 2 – Minority Status – to follow.
One response to “Cornwall – Week 1 – Minority Status – One Lick is Never Enough”
Enchanting. Too bad Pedro didn’t have a chance to eat himself silly.