Thought For The Week
Cha bee'm goll dys Balley Chashtal mairagh.
[I won't be living in Castletown tomorrow.]
Come Hayle Or High Water!
Reported on the Cornwall CAMRA website (www.carnmenellis.demon.co.uk)
"Meanwhile, further west the Cornish Arms in Hayle, a CAMRA Kernow flagship pub on account of the consistently high quality of its real ales, also took water as rain drained off the hillside behind the town. Locals watched in bemused horror as the flood swept through the bar, but being unable to do anything else at the time simply carried on drinking. Feet raised, no doubt."
Sorry about that.
The annual St. Ives raft race took place last Friday with nearly all the usual jollity and frivolity. Except this year the spectators had to make do with hurling just flour bombs at the competitors as eggs were banned for fear of causing injury.
And getting tanked up, rowing a rickety home-made raft across the harbour to grab a mermaid and row back is, of course, perfectly safe!
Ever Wondered Why ...
... Winwaloe never actually puts in an appearance in St. Ives?
A Fan Writes (Part 1)
Don't know if anyone spotted Terry Christian's diatribe in the travel section of the Sunday times t'other week. He moaned that St. Ives was a completely child unfriendly place. Which is not true as it is only some of us who can't stand the little buggers. He whinged that he couldn't find any restaurants that would feed his sprogs and when he did the staff had the sheer gall to look disapprovingly when his toddler started acting up like an overindulged brat.
Anyway, the man is obviously an idiot because
Terry Christian? More like that Viz character, Terry F***wit, methinks!
A Fan Writes (Part 2)
Highlights of a letter from a St. Ives resident as promulgated in this week's Cornishman:-
Still, as Winwaloe points out, as long as a few people are making a pile of money that's what's important.
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