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Special Books by Special Kids shares Truro family’s Down syndrome story

A Nova Scotian family’s new video tribute to their son who has Down syndrome has blown past three million views in its first days, months after an earlier video recorded tens of millions of views. Read more here: CBC | Health News...
by Celebrity gossip news on Jul 13, 2016

A Day of Wine and Spirit Tasting in Cape Cod with Truro Vineyards and South Hollow Spirits

When summer arrives, Cape Cod comes alive. With beautiful beaches, seafood shacks, and more, this New England coastal getaway draws massive amount of tourists each year. If you're planning a visit to the Cape this year, consider a visit to Truro...
by Gourmet Pigs on Jul 1, 2016

A Shoppers Guide to Tax Dodgers in Truro

A Shoppers Guide to Tax Dodgers in Truro | My TruroThis is a great initiative! Well done to those involved. Now, how about an interactive map for the whole of Cornwall, not forgetting the Duchy of course - probably one of the biggest tax-dodgers of t...
by The Cornish Republican on Feb 29, 2016

An Alien In The Wood

Today is a Bank Holiday (Public holiday) in the UK so a quick photo as a post. I saw this alien last week while at Malpas, near Truro in Cornwall. There he was on a pile of logs by the river. I guess he'd settled in there as he had somewhere to hide...

Truro Cathedral And The White Feather Sniper

We were in Truro, the city for Cornwall, and while there we popped into the Cathedral. It always gives me a lift. I felt there would be something inside for me, as I saw a white feather in the entrance lobby. Always a good sign.We lit a candle for th...

Discovering Old Cornwall - 4 - Truro

This is where I try to compare old photos of Cornwall with how the scene looks now.Today I was in Truro with a 1920s picture (above) of Boscawen Street. I couldn't seem to get into the exact same position, from where to take the photo today (below),...

Truro Residence with Renewable Energy

Renewable energy implemented in home design is certainly a form of human wisdom to appreciate nature and to minimize the influence of the environmental damage where the home is domiciled.This is one example of a home that is often the subject of di...
by Modern and Contemporary Home on May 27, 2014

Two IRA gangsters shot by a cage fighter were cremated in the back of a van and buried by a Cornish farmer after £40,000 drugs row

David Griffiths, 35, and former boxer Brett Flournoy, 31, killed on farm Former cage fighter Thomas Haigh, 26, shot the men dead, inquest heard Their bodies were then burned in the back of a van and buried, it was said Haigh, who owed the men £40,00...
by Mafia Today on Apr 26, 2013

Two IRA gangsters shot by a cage fighter were cremated in the back of a van and buried by a Cornish farmer after £40,000 drugs row

David Griffiths, 35, and former boxer Brett Flournoy, 31, killed on farm Former cage fighter Thomas Haigh, 26, shot the men dead, inquest heard Their bodies were then burned in the back of a van and buried, it was said Haigh, who owed the men £40,00...
by Mafia Today on Apr 26, 2013

Gärten der Welt: Trelissick Garden

Trelissick liegt in atemberaubender Lage an der Mündung des Flusses Fall. Das schöne neo-klassizistische Haus mit Meerblick ist auf die nach Süden ausgerichteten Gärten hin orientiert. Noch immer bewohnen die Copelands, die in den 1950er-Jahren w...
by Garten2null on Apr 8, 2013

Nova Scotia

Where are we going? Follow this for 245 miles and you would end up in Sidney, Cape Breton. This photo taken from siding at the railroad yard in Truro, Nova Scotia. CBNS Photo by R Clark...
by Eye on the Basin on Nov 28, 2012

People in funny clothes outside Truro Cathedral

I've had this for ages, but have not yet dared use it. It came courtesy of the entertaining RevdKathy, who assures me that it is something to do with the Methodists, although the one on the right looks strangely familiar. There are so many thin...
by Always Hope on Apr 14, 2012

A Clutch Of Coincidences In Truro

Coincidences seem to happen when we embrace life, get about and do things. At least that's what I find. If we sit tucked away from the world at large, down in the dumps and negative, then not much happens. I don't mean that dramatic coincidences or...


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