On this page you will find my posts about some of the real, peculiar, funny and strange folk of Cornwall – some of my family appear here too!
A tale of an ordinary Cornish man with an extraordinary home and a marvellous mind.
Find out about this feisty old lady with a wicked tongue
A rather silly but supposedly true tale of an unknown Cornish ‘King’.
A great man in many ways.
Every year a whole town comes out in celebration of one man, at his request, 300 years after his death! Find out more about out Mr Knill!
Read about my wonderful grandfather and his love for these gentle giants.
Memories of my granny who lived most of her life in Falmouth.
The Killigrew family were once called the founders of Falmouth but all that is left is this rather strange monument . . . find out more!
Find out the legend behind this grave and one of the ‘real’ Pirates of Penzance!
Find out about a man whose joy was infectious in Billy Bray’s Dancing feet