“Gool Peran Lowen” – Saint Piran’s Day in Brisbane

Why are you celebrating a Cornish Day in Brisbane QLD?

Because Queensland, Australia is Where I am now is awesome just like Cornwall where I grew up!

  • The place is beautiful

Queensland:

Gold Coast

Cornwall:

Cornwall beach

  • Its Warmer than the rest of the country

  • All the best farming and produce come from ‘ere

  • We’ve both captured tropical rainforests in a bloody dome

Queensland:

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Image Source: Visit Brisbane

Cornwall:

Cornwall Rainforest dome

Image Source: schtumple

  • Flooding. We like a drop of rain.

Queensland:

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Image source: Rae Allen

Cornwall:

  • Beaches

Queensland:

Queensland beach

 

Cornwall:

Cornwall beach

Flickr: ennor / Creative Commons

  • People talk funny 🙂

Queensland:

Cornish:

 

Cornish Fayre – The food, the food

 

Cornish-Lunch

Pasties

pasties

Heavy Cakes

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Scones – Cream Tea’s

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Your scones are pending …

Sadly the Clotted Cream was a #FAIL

The little ones preferred the ice blocks

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Helicopter

When I was a kid we used to see Peter De Savary on Spotlight swooping in on his helicopter to visit Land’s End. On Monday I got my first helicopter, a gift from Google Australia for being a Google Partner. We decorated for today with the Cornish Flag.

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Happy St Piran’s Day to “ONE and ALL”

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UPDATE (Friday 7th):

Ben managed to make some clotted cream
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Sources:

https://www.buzzfeed.com/tomphillips/38-reasons-you-need-to-go-to-cornwall

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/happy-st-piran’s-day—gool-peran-lowen—-call-for-public-holiday-in-cornwall-.html#uW6PNru

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