E2.2 Finding Texts 3: The Island

Pendinas ‘the Island’ is a part of St Ives I really love. It is magical – a ‘sceptred isle set in a silver sea’ when seen at dawn from the Ayre campsite and a towering gloomy place when walking around it wishing ‘no wo/man is an island’ on a cloudy windy day. Its many faces […]

E2.2 Finding Texts 1: ‘Cornwall on a side saddle’

For my first text I selected Celia Feinnes 1685-1703 ‘Through England on a Side Saddle: To Lands End pp?? ‘. About the Text Celia Fiennes (7 June 1662 – 10 April 1741) was born in Wiltshire, the daughter of Nathaniel Fiennes, a politician who had been a a Parliamentarian colonel in the English Civil War and the second son of William Fiennes, […]