Category: Cornwall

Cornwall Earth March Days 10 and 11: Tavistock, Princetown, Powder Mills and Moretonhampstead.

March 22, 2019 by Dasher

We had been welcomed warmly by our Quaker Friends and the local community in Tavistock on Tuesday, 19th March and now came the day when we would embark on the toughest part of our journey, so far. The wild expanse of Dartmoor lay ahead. The weather was relatively mild, though grey and damping, and the […]

Category: Cornwall

Cornwall Earth March Day 9: Callington to Tavistock

March 20, 2019 by Dasher

Having enjoyed a really warm welcome last evening with Callington and Calstock XR Rebels and their supportive Community, we gathered outside St. Mary’s Church in Callington, ready to continue on our way to Westminster. This was an extremely significant day, as we were completing the March through Cornwall and crossing The Tamar into West Devon. […]

Category: Cornwall

Day 3 Cornwall Earth March

March 13, 2019 by Dasher

A beautiful sunny day today, but very windy. Just three of us set off on the long uphill from Praze an Beeble. We met the local labour candidate travelling down in a car who made all the right noises about being supportive of our mission. One highlight had to be the alpacas in a field […]

Category: Cornwall

Earth March Cornwall: Day 2: Penzance Railway Station to Praze An Beeble

March 12, 2019 by Dasher

What a surprise we had when we arrived at Penzance Station this morning, to find a little crowd of marchers waiting to brave the elements with us! It was a real boost to our morale: we had been approaching the day with gritted-teethed determination to see the job through, but when we heard the drums […]

Category: Cornwall

Earth March Day One, 11th March, 2019: Land’s End to Penzance Railway Station

March 12, 2019 by Dasher

The weather was perfect; a wide, late winter-blue sky with scudding clouds overhead and the blue Atlantic stretching away to the West. Around seventy people turned out to give Earth March a strong and powerful send-off on our March to Westminster. Local radio and TV crews were there to interview and record this momentous gathering […]

Category: Cornwall