I Am Welsh

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    In the 1730's a Welshman came to America with

    10 sons. He was an ancestor of my father.
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle
    61-65, M
    Sep 15, 2014

    Anyone else in North Wales?

    Not a lot of Americans even know our country exists from my experience. :P
    WaterWave WaterWave
    16-17
    5 Responses Feb 24, 2015

    I can trace my welsh heritage

    and ancestory back to middle ages,I couldn't be more welsh or prouder if I tried.....cymru am byth
    elmafudd76 elmafudd76
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 20, 2015

    I am not Welsh, not wholly,

    not really. I ticked a box and EP won't let me un tick it. It's not a shame thing, I am very proud of my Welsh heritage, I just don't think I can claim I am Welsh... 1/4 Welsh (Northern... ) 1/4 English 1/2 Australian (rooting from Scotland & England) Raised British/Australian...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses May 12, 2014
    MonarchBritIX MonarchBritIX
    22-25, M
    Feb 21
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 26, 2015
    elmafudd76 elmafudd76
    36-40, M
    Apr 19, 2015

    Partial Return

    I am only a quarter Welsh, on my fathers side. I led a very nomadic life but twenty years ago I bought a house in South Wales and have lived there for longer than I ever stayed anywhere else. Over the last couple of years circumstances have caused me to spend most of my time in...
    Pratincole Pratincole
    70+, M
    Jul 31, 2013
    pardax pardax
    13-15, M
    3 Responses May 3, 2015

    my name is Gareth Hyde I live in llanbradach

    56school st cf83 3le I love it here in llanbradach
    Garethhyde56cf833le Garethhyde56cf833le
    46-50, M
    May 9, 2015

    I am. I live in Wales.

    My first language is Welsh. It's the language I use at home with my parents and my sisters. It's the language I use in school. It's the language I use in swimming club. I also speak English and I would never speak Welsh with someone who speaks English.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 20, 2015

    I Love Holly !

    I love HOLLY  it is the most perfect of trees in Winter. On other trees even the mighty oak - leaves turn brown and drop off.  Holly leaves are the brightest green  and stay green all Winter.  The have the most beautiful red berries and the contrast of the "Holly Green" and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Nov 21, 2011

    I'm not Welsh at all (1/2 English 1/2 South

    African) but I ticked the box because I have a question. me and my friends came over from England to visit Wales and we stayed in the Celtic Manor Resort, And my god Wales is such a beautiful country with great little towns and we really enjoyed ourselves apart from one major...
    TheMadHatteri TheMadHatteri
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2015

    Siarad Cymraeg? All The Chuffing Way!

    Edrych Frank! mae grwp yma i pobol o Cymru.. chuffing marvellous Oes trafodaeth am lloft colomenod yma? neu cyfarwyddiadau i Pabell Len yn y Steddfod eleni? Dosbarth cynganeddu!!!!? I'm dead excited Frank ... rwyf wedi gwirioni yn llwyr, I've forgot where I put my orange...
    Sean8342 Sean8342
    41-45, M
    10 Responses Mar 12, 2010

    I'm welsh, I was born here

    and have lived here ever since, I speak welsh and go to a welsh school.
    lishylou123 lishylou123
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 28, 2014
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 25, 2015

    My maternal grandparents were from Wales.

    But I only have one branch of the family tree with Jones in it! Ha!
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 9, 2015

    A Welsh Landscape

    To live in Wales is to be conscious At dusk of the spilled blood That went into the making of the wild sky, Dyeing the immaculate rivers In all their courses. It is to be aware, Above the noisy tractor And hum of the machine Of strife in the strung woods, Vibrant with sped...
    peza peza
    51-55, M
    9 Responses Oct 7, 2013

    I moved out of Porthmadog last year to go to

    school in Canada and oh do I miss it. I miss home, I miss being next to the water and the criccieth castle. I miss Gwynned. I miss my small house. I miss the ambiance of the town. I mean there were a lot of tourist but they they're pretty easy to ignore if you try hard enough...
    helpuslive helpuslive
    18-21, F
    Dec 17, 2013

    I won't claim to have ever been to Wales.

    Pity because that is one of the things on my bucket list. The coasts, the hills, the legends, I can picture them clearly. Cymru am Byth. Sorry can't claim it, to busy being American by the grace of God. We've all got sayings like that. The Welsh have a proud heritage, culture...
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2015

    Valleys born and valleys bred - they say you

    can take the boy out of the Rhondda but never take the Rhondda out of the boy!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 13

    I love being Welsh, and I am

    so proud of my beautiful country. It drives me bonkers when Wales isn't recognised independently for the glorious nation it is. I don't mind being British, but I'm Welsh first. Cymru am Byth
    CherryPutain CherryPutain
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jan 19, 2014

    I Wish I Could Speak Welsh

    im welsh but I cant speak much welsh at all and I really wish I could. I had a C in GCSE welsh. but I still cant only have the smallest conversation in welsh. I know the welsh anthem of course but really wish I was a fluent welsh speaker
    riahearne riahearne
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 11, 2013

    I am Welsh. I have been on ep

    since I was 13. My name is Blodyn. But now strange things are happening. I know ep is finishing. I hope ep will keep up its service until 21st April. So we can have the chance to arrange new ways of contacting our friends made here over the years.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 26

    Ok I am. Ep wants me to be part of this group.

    I like I am Welsh but we live in a world where people should be able to move easily from place to place. People are people. It don't matter what language they speak. They all got to eat and have a roof over their head.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 13

    So proud of being Welsh,

    Cymru Am Byth!!!!!!!!!!!!
    catskane85 catskane85
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Feb 15, 2014

    Good morning, any fun ladies wanna chat

    why not message me back X
    teddyboylovesboobs1 teddyboylovesboobs1
    41-45, M
    Mar 1

    Nid dwi yn dda iawn am siarad cymraeg ond gall

    i fath o deipio. Efallai fi gael rhai geiriau o'i le, felly Im n chwith i'r bobl i sydd yn darllen hwn Lol ^_^
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2015

    I'm Proud to Be Welsh!

    I am Welsh from my father-Wortham.  My brother is the quintessential "hairy Welshman," which makes him fun to tease...and so easy to pull hair anywhere!  My father's great grandfather, Hugh, came over and the family settled in Texas, where I was born and...
    hldtheshrooms hldtheshrooms
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 30, 2008

    Bitter But Proud!

    We are a nation of passionate romantic hardworking human beings.  Our land and people have been raped for centuries by the English and other greedy foreign capitalists.    Bitter but Proud You’re the land that taught me to stand proud In our Celtic hearts we sing so...
    roots2life roots2life
    46-50, M
    13 Responses Feb 21, 2008

    Yn ngeiriau Dafydd Iwan,

    "Dy ni yma o hyd!" And we are, after Romans and Normans ad Saxons, the Welsh are still here! Mae ein iaith dal yma. Our heritage is everywhere. We may not have tens of millions of people, but in the Millennium Stadium, on a Saturday afternoon, against the enemy (the English...
    rtlloyd98 rtlloyd98
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2014
    jishhh97 jishhh97
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Feb 17

    Born And Breed

    I was born in the heart of the welsh valleys and lived there for 20 years that makes me welsh born and breed all these people who say oh my parent is from wales or oh i can trace my blood line back to wales  i have to admit make me laugh in my opinion and call me narrow minded...
    XxBlackCat100xX XxBlackCat100xX
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 7, 2011

    Part Welsh, actually.

    But I support the WRU because I played union rules at university. I hope Wales wins the Six Nations. To mix language, Go Cymru!
    HStoner HStoner
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2014

    I'm actually an American

    but thought my ancestors came from Scotland. About five years ago found out they actually came from Wales. I'm very interested in learning more about Wales and,my ancestors.
    cda2331 cda2331
    41-45, M
    1 Response Dec 20, 2015

    I'm welsh but I live in America now,

    and I hate it so much. I lived for six years (the first six) in wales and I was the happiest kid alive. The more I go back to visit, the more I hope we'll move back. My dad and mum are thinking of moving back in June and I'm super excited.
    ShainaNichole ShainaNichole
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Mar 30, 2014

    Proud To Be Welsh...but Stop It With The Sheep Jokes!

    Well, I am Welsh-Scots-Native American...but my surname is Welsh. Anyway, I had a teacher who was Irish American (catholic school) who was very proud of his Irish heritage (and who wouldn't be? Ireland is awesome!) but he certainly favored Irish students over the others. Most...
    suileglasa19 suileglasa19
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Aug 4, 2011

    I lives in south wales looking

    for a girl to meet one day and become close friends
    masterjames118 masterjames118
    18-21, M
    Nov 21, 2014

    Raven Queen

    RAVENS  most intelligent of birds -  understanding natureRAVENS  most beautiful of birds - black - sultry - seductiveRAVENS  most spiritual of birds - chosen of God to feed ElijahRAVENS  most coquettish of birds - bright of eye - smooth of featherRAVENS  most regal of birds...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Nov 21, 2011

    I live in Carmarthenshire.

    We mostly speak Welsh.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Jan 14

    Its Such a Beautiful Place

    I live in North Wales, a small valley, a mountain behind the house, small river at the bottom, trees, wildlife, I am welsh by ancestry.  I never need to go on holiday, just look out the door each morning to see the world and breath deeply the fresh Welsh air...
    penmin penmin
    51-55, F
    21 Responses May 27, 2009

    To be born welsh is to be be born privileged.

    Not with a silver spoon in your mouth, but with music in your blood and poetry in your soul.
    StarkTully StarkTully
    18-21
    Feb 15, 2014
    1234cardiff 1234cardiff
    51-55, M
    Apr 23, 2015

    Hi I'm from North Wales

    and would love to talk to people near me :-) Hope to hear from you soon!
    LordNolo LordNolo
    31-35, M
    1 Response Nov 28, 2015
    curiousguy8905 curiousguy8905
    26-30, M
    1 Response Aug 23, 2015
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