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by Penfound
Fri Oct 19, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Mark Thomas
Replies: 5
Views: 134

I have long thought that Mark Thomas might be convinced to investigate all of the irregularities, obsfucation and downright oppression surrounding issues Cornubian. Perhaps someone could have a word in his shell-like? :roll:
by Penfound
Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:16 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: France vs NZ rugby
Replies: 23
Views: 555

<r>Ha ha ha ha ha! Pur splann!<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2z7eb_sebastien-chabal-tu-parles-francais_fun"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2z7eb ... ancais_fun">http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2z7eb_sebastien-chabal-tu-parles-francais_fun</LINK_TEXT></U...
by Penfound
Fri Oct 12, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: France vs NZ rugby
Replies: 23
Views: 555

by Penfound
Sun Oct 07, 2007 2:02 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Union jack not really union jack
Replies: 4
Views: 135

<r>Indeed, o elvish one.<br/> <br/> The Union Jack, or to give it its correct name the Union Flag represents the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - thus it displays the flags of those KINGDOMS only - England, Scotland and Ireland. The Principality of Wales, Duchy of Cornwall, Isl...
by Penfound
Sat Sep 29, 2007 3:23 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Brainwashing; The label of County was undemocratically and externally applied by Westminster
Replies: 14
Views: 356

<t><br/> As far as I know the county of Cornwall was anexed to and united with the Duchy of Cornwall. Therefore the civil administration of Cornwall is vested with the Duchy.<br/> <br/> <br/> <br/> Indeed, in actual fact, it took a year longer to establish a "county" council in Cornwall than in Engl...
by Penfound
Thu Sep 27, 2007 2:17 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Vickery
Replies: 5
Views: 197

<t>Nige999<br/> <br/> Phil Vickery was raised on a farm just outside of Kilkhampton, way up here in north Kernow. I can't state that he was born here, because those of us unlucky enough to live this side of Bodmin have to be born in Barnstaple on the wrong side of the Tamar (or are lucky enough to b...
by Penfound
Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:27 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Why do so many Cornish natives support a Scottish football team?
Replies: 71
Views: 1061

Africa is a continent not a country surely?
by Penfound
Fri Aug 31, 2007 6:18 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: So long - and thanks for nothing.
Replies: 29
Views: 480

<t>If you can be bothered to return and read this fatboychin, I would appreciate it if you didn't quote me out of context - I or Cornish activists don't have a 'Mandela complex'- ridiculous.<br/> <br/> I'll reiterate my point as you seem to be having difficulty understanding it.<br/> <br/> Gary post...
by Penfound
Thu Aug 30, 2007 10:17 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: So long - and thanks for nothing.
Replies: 29
Views: 480

<t>"Thus anyone who supports even petty crimes against other people in the name of changing Cornwall’s status is an extremist."<br/> <br/> By that rational, Nelson Mandela former "terrorist" and perpetrator of petty and larger crimes during the accursed Apartheid regime was an extremist. Nice to see...
by Penfound
Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:07 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: England or Cornwall?
Replies: 33
Views: 547

That's Northern Ireland not "Island" of course! Apologies! :-O :roll:
by Penfound
Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:04 am
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: England or Cornwall?
Replies: 33
Views: 547

<t>cornishminer - as far as I am aware, typically, Cornwall inhabits an ambiguous position within the United Kingdom. The UK of Great Britain and Northern Island, formed following the partition of Ireland amended the earlier Acts of Union between England and Scotland (1707?) and England, Scotland an...
by Penfound
Sun Jul 22, 2007 5:35 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornwall now a Unitary Authority
Replies: 10
Views: 280

IF this is true, surely it also means that as Cornwall will no longer be administered as a county, the press, government and others can and should stop referring to Cornwall as a county?
by Penfound
Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: The News.......from wherever.
Replies: 55
Views: 954

<t>Launceston - from the Cornish Lan St Stephen - holy site of St Stephen. Lanson would be (and always was!) the correct pronunciation.<br/> <br/> Another mis-pronunciation is Launcells. My late great Aunt, born 1898 always pronounced in Lancells - this new Lawncells pronunciation is not authentic.<...
by Penfound
Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornish History Snippets Required.
Replies: 40
Views: 1054

<t>Roger Grenville of Kilkhampton was Captain of Mary Rose<br/> <br/> Robert Hawker (Plymothian!) revived Harvest Festival<br/> <br/> D Company 2nd US Ranger Battalion (as featured in Saving Private Ryan) trained on the cliffs of Bude prior to the storming of Pointe du Hoc Normandy on D Day<br/> <br...
by Penfound
Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:36 pm
Forum: Cornwall24 Discussion Board
Topic: Cornish History Snippets Required.
Replies: 40
Views: 1054

<t>Ooo and Goldsworthy Gurney invented the world's first mechanised transport to travel at sustained speed - the steam drag 1829 - traveled London to Bath at an average speed of 15 mph! Many more amazing facts about Gurney (such as his invention of limelight, his ventilation of Parliament and how St...