The Giant’s Crossing – Statue of Saint Piran, a journey to Brittany

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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 […]

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What has St Piran ever done for us?

  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 to my first St Piran’s Day pilgrimage to the cross and chapel in the dunes near Perranporth today below are some of my pictures.  I was freezing cold and the wind […]

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