Cornwall

Wandering in Cornwall reading at A Great Good Place for Books

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Blog, Calendar, Cornwall, Press | 1 comment

Wandering in Cornwall reading at A Great Good Place for Books

Reading with Wanderland Writers at A Great Good Place for Books, Authors of Wandering in Cornwall: Mystery, Mirth, and Transformation in the Land of the Ancient Celts Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 || 7pm A Great Good Place for Books|| 6120 LaSalle Avenue Oakland, CA 94611 || http://www.ggpbooks.com/ It’s another Wanderland Writers celebration. Wine, snacks, readings, and a brand new book in the Wandering series. This time Wanderland Writers venture deep into Cornwall, exploring its castles, its contrast. They find, of course, its legacy of Camelot, the lingering shadows of Arthurian legend, tragic love, magic, and Merlin. They also find its sorrows, buried deep...

Read More

Wandering in Cornwall reading at the Novato Public Library

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Blog, Calendar, Cornwall, Press | 0 comments

Wandering in Cornwall reading at the Novato Public Library

Saturday, Decmber 5th, 2015 || 11am Novato Public Library || Novato 1720 Novato Blvd, Novato CA 94947 It’s another Wanderland Writers celebration. Please help us welcome a brand new book into the series at the Novato Public Library. This time Wanderland Writers venture deep into Cornwall, exploring it’s castles, its contrast. They find, of course, its legacy of Camelot, the lingering shadows of Arthurian legend, tragic love, magic, and Merlin. They also find its sorrows, buried deep in its history like the now closed mines, where the windswept moors and jagged coasts made everyday events of shipwrecks, isolation, cave-ins. Yet, as workshop leaders Joanna...

Read More

Left Coast Writers Ferry Plaza Book Party: Wandering in Cornwall

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Blog, Calendar, Cornwall, Press | 0 comments

Left Coast Writers Ferry Plaza Book Party: Wandering in Cornwall

LEFT COAST WRITERS FERRY PLAZA BOOK PARTY:  Wanderland Writers, Authors of Wandering in Cornwall: Mystery, Mirth, and Transformation in the Land of the Ancient Celts Monday, August 10th, 2015 || 6pm Book Passage || San Francisco 1 Ferry Building, San Francisco ||www.bookpassage.com It’s another Wanderland Writers celebration. Wine, snacks, readings, and a brand new book in the series. This time Wanderland Writers venture deep into Cornwall, exploring it’s castles, its contrast. They find, of course, its legacy of Camelot, the lingering shadows of Arthurian legend, tragic love, magic, and Merlin. They also find its sorrows, buried deep in its history like...

Read More

Further Tips for Cornwall Trippers

Posted by on Jun 20, 2014 in Blog, Cornwall | 4 comments

Further Tips for Cornwall Trippers

    I’ve been looking into some of the practical aspects of getting to and around Cornwall and shared some of what I’ve discovered so far with those of you at the pre-trip lunch. I promised to post these nuggets on our website, so here they are. I encourage those of you who have done your own digging to add your suggestions, too, so we can all benefit from collected wisdom. Also, you may want to coordinate with each other to cross Devon and Cornwall to arrive together. GETTING TO ST. IVES—It seems the cheapest and best way to get there from London (where I assume all our English journeys will begin) is by train (buses are cheaper, but very slow; planes...

Read More

Things to do in Cornwall

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Blog, Cornwall | 0 comments

Things to do in Cornwall

I found this site, lookaroundcornwall.com, listing things to see and do, beaches, restaurants, gardens, galleries, museums, shopping, historical sites, churches, etc.  If you find more helpful sites, please post links in the “Comments” section of this post. Share...

Read More

Romance in Cornwall

Posted by on May 11, 2014 in Blog, Cornwall | 3 comments

Romance in Cornwall

Looking for romance? Writers don’t have to go far to find it in Cornwall—at least not the literary kind. Rocky coasts, heroic characters, unrequited love—nature, intense emotion and elevating personal experience—these are the not-so-secret romantic ingredients in poetry, fiction and creative non-fiction, ingredients that Cornwall supplies in an abundance that is, quite literally, legendary. Right. Flash back to the 12th Century and one of the Western world’s most popular romantic tales. The origins of the story of Tristan and Iseult are debatable, but whatever the designated source, much of the action is centered in Cornwall. It is King Mark of Cornwall who...

Read More