Bert Biscoe

Bert Biscoe and Pol Hodge are Cornishmen. Bert was brought up in Stithians and Pol in Troon. They met before the Cornish were on the census, or a national minority, before the World Heritage Site, and before Kernewek was protected by a Charter, and before Objective 1, the University and hi-speed broadband. They read and write in a changing world – laugh, celebrate, commiserate and inspire – their dialect, songs, languages, poems, grunts and hollers range around Kernow from WI to Old Cornwall Society to LitFests and funerals!

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