January 2013

Sheep shearing at Methleigh

Posted on: 28th January 2013 No Comments

All photos copyright of Sarah C Chapman Over 2010-2011 I was fortunate to photograph many different aspects of Cornish farming. Whilst spending the day scanning negatives for ‘Tallys an Tir’ I remembered these images of sheep shearing at Methleigh Farm in Porthleven that I never got around to digitizing or printing. It was amazing how […]

The snow reaches Cornwall… ‘Snow in Pellago field’

Posted on: 21st January 2013 No Comments

The silent field, rabbit footprints and the soft sweeping of bird wings… Louise We’ve got snow in South-West Cornwall! Here are some photographs from Louise McClary of Pellago field… It’s amazing how much snow can change the landscape, making familiar places exciting and new. We hope everyone is enjoying the snow and managing to stay […]

Dialect of a Cornish farmer

Posted on: 20th January 2013 No Comments

John's Story- dialect of a Cornish Farmer from StoryLines on Vimeo. Here is the 1st of 10 digital stories which have been made as part of ‘Tallys an Tir.’ In this John talks through some dialect words that he has grown up using farming around St.Wenn. Thank you John for your time and photographs.

Wild Penwith- Memories of the land

Posted on: 18th January 2013 No Comments

In 2011 we helped the Cornwall Wildlife Trust to interview local farmers at a Memory Day in Pendeen. The aim of this was to capture the local farming community’s knowledge of rough land management practices and how these have changed over the years. These included memories of wildlife in the area, stories of grazing the […]

A chance to explore the archives at Helston Folk Museum

Posted on: 14th January 2013 No Comments