It is now an English word, too.
Not may people may know that, as they say; but it's worth mentioning to
make clear, if it matters, en passant, that it wasn't a gratuitous use of
another language. There isn't another word for it
Lots of holiday homes near the towans.
On Tue, September 13, 2011 19:39, Patrick McManus wrote:
> L had to look up towans not speaking Kernewek says 'sand dunes' or you
> don't mean rather more prosaic holiday homes holiday homes?? I like the
> brushwork here cheers P
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> Subject: St Ives Bay from Barnoon just after dawn
> Sky sponged in with exceeding white, softening as it mixes. Scratches in
> the underlying board brought out by paint running in.
> Up to the first few degrees above the horizon, it's brighter than the
> sea; a solitary boat a single mark in an exposed patch of gesso. There,
> nothing has changed pictorially, ever, a calm sea a calm sea. Close under
> the quay, there's thick shadow broken by an all-white sailing boat.
> Birds feed on submerging sand.
> A flaw in the baseboard might be a chain or rope visible through the
> shallow water. Marker buoys wobble very slightly among the floating gulls.
> Another wash of light forgets what it is laid on.
> The sun climbs from towans, highlighting a vertical con-trail radiating
> from its centre along with cloud ribbon.
> UNFRAMED GRAPHICS by Lawrence Upton
> 42 pages; A5 paperback; colour cover
> Writers Forum 978 1 84254 277 4
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> Goldsmiths, University of London
UNFRAMED GRAPHICS by Lawrence Upton
42 pages; A5 paperback; colour cover
Writers Forum 978 1 84254 277 4
Dept of Music
Goldsmiths, University of London