And Other Stuff I Could Have Been Arrested For
by Chris Dolley
A BVC Original
A short memoir of a huge hoax
The true story of a student who, to publicise Plymouth Charities Week, created the Free Cornish Army and convinced the UK media that Cornwall had risen up and declared independence.
As he told police at the time, “It was only a small country, and I did give it back.”
But how do you follow a hoax that pushed the 1974 general election result off the front page?