Thursday, 26 November 2015

Chapter 4 -"The Way to Nowhere". Earlier chapters may be accessed by clicking on the archives (at right side).

Chapter 4

A warrior treats the world as an endless mystery and what people do as endless folly

Carlos Castaneda

Venture into the Unknown

I felt ready for a change, possibly because change was in the air and I was simply going with the flow. Society seemed to be in a process of transition and the change was expressed in music and a freer life-style, where the older values and modes of behaviour were being questioned and often discarded. Cornwall had a element of mystery and had retained much from its Celtic roots, though the language had died out in the previous century. It is said that the last Cornish speaker was Dolly Pentreath, who walked all the way to London, a distance of more than 300 miles. Most of the rivers retain their Celtic nomenclature such as the Avon, Exe, Axe, Tamar, Tavy, Fowey and so on, as well as the pens and pols and coombs...........................................

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