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My Body, My Story

Posted on: 20th October 2017 No Comments

Over the weekend of 13th – 15th October , Totnes in Devon did something that it is so good at doing… it held a grassroots, community event. You might think there is nothing unusual about that, but this event was the BODYKIND FESTIVAL… the world’s first ever festival of body acceptance! And Storylines was there! […]

Discovering the past through objects and stories

Posted on: 19th December 2013 No Comments

Earlier this year we delivered a series of workshops to children from St.Mawes Primary School, using agricultural objects from Helston Folk Museum as starting points for learning and creativity. In the first session, children were given mystery objects and became archivists for the day, trying to work out the past use of the objects and […]

“Give that Nymshy a flasket…” some more Cornish dialect for you

Posted on: 13th December 2012 2 Comments

Descriptive words Cabby:                        Dirty or Messy Braave:                       Good Licker:                         Something  really big Abroad:                      Open as a window, door etc Skerrick:                     Something small, a wisp Smeech:                     A small pan, something burning Scat:                           1. A tear or rip […]

Lets celebrate Cornish Dialect…

Posted on: 1st December 2012 No Comments

There’s something wonderful about Cornish dialect… And speaking to Cornish farmers has revealed a whole range of interesting words and phrases. Of course these can vary hugely depending on where you are in Cornwall. I am currently making a short film with some of these in… but until then here is some local dialect for […]