|On this Day 14th August 1884|
The Girl in the Dock
Miss M is notorious, she has a history of misdemeanours and when roused has a tendancy to fly into a fury of window breaking. And now she's up before the bench again......
|The Penwith Papers|
Early Aviation in West Cornwall
The first flight over Penzance was a short but memorable affair. Lasting just three minutes, and at a height of only 200 feet, it was achieved in a rather fragile biplane called a Farman III with a propeller in the rear, known, for obvious reasons, as a pusher.