The History of Tintagel Castle

Tintagel is one of Cornwall’s most popular tourist destinations. Located on the northern coast, it is a haven for sun-seekers, as well as for visitors hoping to immerse themselves in local culture and heritage. One of the highlights of any visit should be a trip…

Advertising from 2000 to 2019

Advertising has gone through a massive and rapid period of change in the 21st century. Following our earlier blog on advertising from 1910 to 2000, we’re exploring how changes in the industry have accelerated over the past two decades. A century ago, marketing was done…

Tin Miner

The Cornish Tin Miner

Tin mining in Cornwall has a long history, beginning as long ago as 2000 BC. The county had plenty of mineral mines, far more than the rest of the UK, as a result of the geology of the area. A lot of Cornwall is made…

i want you poster

Advertising from 1910 to 2000

How old is advertising as a concept? The answer is that it depends on how you define advertising. If you want to go back to historic times, paintings on walls in ancient Rome or symbols in Babylon can be deemed as adverts, but large-scale advertising,…

Walking on the beach

Surfers Against Sewage: Plastic Pollution

Carelessly discarded plastic waste is causing major pollution problems – particularly in the world’s oceans. As well as killing marine animals who have become entangled in plastic rubbish, it can poison them when ingested and get into the food chain – and even end up…

Writing

The Cornish Author: AL Rowse

One of Cornwall’s most famous sons was the author, AL Rowse. As a brilliant authority on Elizabethan England and Shakespeare, he is credited with identifying the famous “Dark Lady” of Shakespeare’s sonnets. He wrote more than 90 books during his long career, which spanned seven…

Search engine

Search Engines from 2000 to 2019

Following our earlier blog on the history of search engines from 1990 to 2000, it’s time to take a look at how they have advanced in the 21st century. Search engines have come a long way since Archie made its debut in 1990. Today, they…

Old computer

Search Engines from 1990 to 2000

Search engines today are used in almost everyone’s day to day life. The benefits of search engines, to individuals and to society as a whole, are immense. Without them, the web wouldn’t be as useful and the e-commerce environment in particular would be vastly different.…

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