Three Monkeys Online

A Curious, Alternative Magazine

John Doyle

Liberated from the line-dancing gestapo – The Music of Gillian Welch

Monday, May 1st, 2006

“Ain’t No One Soul In the Whole World Knows My Name But It’sWritten Up In the Sky And I’ll See It By and By”. [GillianWelch. No One Knows My Name]. Visualise a world without Gillian Welch. What kind of picture does it paint? A surreal, self conceived universe that exists in the corner of every […]

Grace Under Pressure – The Survival And Development Of The Cornish Language and Culture

Monday, August 1st, 2005

Until recently, I wasn’t even clued into the existance of a distinctive Cornish culture, or that an actual language ‘Kernowek’, a close relation of Welsh and Breton existed. My knowledge of Cornwall stretched no further than gluttonous visions of clotted cream scones drenched in strawberry jam best complimented by lounging in a pollen blanketed field […]