April 15, 2018.Reading time 3 minutes.
This spring make some time to say farewell to Saint Piran. He is preparing to make another miraculous journey. His passage from Ireland to Cornwall floating on a granite millwheel was a few hundreds years ago and when he drifted ashore on the wild Cornish coast he brought with him christianity and the secret of […]
March 5, 2017.Reading time 4 minutes.
Today is the 5th March, Saint Piran’s Day, a festival celebrated across Cornwall with marches, parades, music and some delightfully over-enthusiastic nationalism. I went on the St Piran’s Day pilgrimage to the cross and chapel in the dunes near Perranporth today (2017) below are some of my pictures. I was freezing cold and the wind did […]