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    Lonely In North Wales.

    (reposted from I want to make friends)Hello! I'm looking for friends (only!) in North Wales.I moved here yearss ago and can't seem to meet anyone nice who wants to be friends with me. I just can't fit-in with the people around here, it's kinda scalliesville, lol. >_<  I'm...
    TheLuckyHobo TheLuckyHobo 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2012

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    I'm A 35 Yr Old Welshman

    I'm looking for some fun with young local girls. anyone interested?
    mrvladdjones mrvladdjones 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    Centuries Ago My Dad's Forebears Came From Wales To America

    There were a lot of sons so there a lot who inherited the family name - which is well-known in Wales to this day. No Welsh heritage left in the family after a couple centuries or so. I would be interested to some day visit Wales and try to find out just where that branch of the...
    JustmeinSeattle JustmeinSeattle 61-65, M Nov 13, 2013

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    The Beautiful Woman.

    She sits on the steps. She is alone. The park is quiet and appealing. There are many flowers there: roses, tulips, daffodils, colours so bright. You could almost hear the butterflies flutter through the light. She watches the bees collect the pollen; the blackbirds, sparrows...
    Cassiestar Cassiestar 56-60, M Jun 23, 2012

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    So proud of being Welsh,

    Cymru Am Byth!!!!!!!!!!!!
    catskane85 catskane85 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 15

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    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

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    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

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    Welsh And Proud

    Cardiff born and bred now living in Bristol but i get home to wales as often as i can,
    ukgirlyboy ukgirlyboy 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Falch O Fod Yn Gymraeg / Proud To Be Welsh

    Welsh/Cymraeg: Byw mewn gwlad wledig roeddwn yn hapus y bryniau Cymreig yr arfordir, yr wyf yn byw yn nhref Aberystwyth am y 6 mlynedd cyntaf rhyfedd o fy mywyd a ddysgais Gymraeg yn yr ysgol gynradd a rhaid i chi fod Dewi Dragon ein masgot ysgol, ond yn awr yr wyf ddiweddar...
    AlphaMale19 AlphaMale19 22-25, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Welsh Humor

    Dw i ddim yn siarad Cymraeg
    Taff7996 Taff7996 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 31, 2012

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    Historic 2012 Grand Slam Triumph Raises Welsh Horizons

    Millennium Stadium, Cardiff "I hope Wales is rocking at the moment," mused Warren Gatland, an hour or so after Rhys Priestland had booted the ball high into the stands to spark wild celebrations at the Millennium Stadium. You can bet on it Warren. Rocking, rolling and revelling...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M Mar 18, 2012

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    peza peza 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night By Dylan Thomas A Welsh Poet....

    Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not go gentle into that good night. Good men, the...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    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 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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    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

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    When I go back to all my great grandparents I

    discover that I am 1/8 Welsh and 7/8 English - I'm proud to have Welsh roots in my heritage. (Bendithion! - hope that's right - lol)
    queerinthehead queerinthehead 41-45, M Aug 15

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    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 6 Responses Aug 4, 2011

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    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 66-70, M Jul 31, 2013

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    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

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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 6 days ago

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    Hello fellow Welsh friends.

    My husband and I will be traveling to Wales summer 2013. We have Welsh heritage. I am very eager to see "my land." I happen to have a friend in St Davids who will act as a personal guide for a few days. I hope to travel north for a few days too, we will see. We have a relaxed...
    shearling shearling 61-65, F 4 Responses Dec 9, 2013

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    Technically English- Pleasedon'Tkillme!

    Yes yes, I am technically English, having been born in Swindon, but I've lived in Wales for 10 years now, and this feels like home. The thought of moving back to England is weird and alien, I love the mountains, forests, coastline, culture, language and celtic influences of Wales...
    IamcalledS IamcalledS 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2013

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    Anybody aged 13-17 that lives in Wales wanna

    talk I've only been able to find American's on here. I'll talk about ALMOST everything.
    lishylou123 lishylou123 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 2

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    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

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    Actually, Only By Injection

    It is my husband who is Welsh. 
    RSCL RSCL 46-50 1 Response Oct 4, 2011

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    Yes I was born in Wales

    and brought up in the valleys. I was not born with a silver spoon in my mouth but I learned manners and respect for people. I learned to say hello to people and to give a friendly smile to someone who needs it. I like to say that it costs nothing to be nice and it could make...
    mysteryjourney mysteryjourney 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    A Night In July.

    It was a warm, restless summer night.I lay on the grass, looking up at the sky: such serenity, an eternal canvas, with twinkling, sparkling stars; like ships in the night forever sailing on an endless sea.To my right was the swollen moon. Mans footsteps would forever spoil...
    Cassiestar Cassiestar 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

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    As Long As We Beat The English.....

    We don't wanna be, Your enemy, But when we're on the field, It's red, white and green, Got beat by the Irish, Got beat by the Scots, The French had a struggle, But you're the one we want, We want... As long as we beat the English, As long as we beat the English, As long as we...
    roots2life roots2life 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 15, 2012

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    Proud Celt!

    I'm proud to be 100% Welsh, born and bred in Wales and 100% Celtic!
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 31, 2012

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    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 46-50, M 8 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    The only reason I know this is

    because my cousin became Miss N.C. and to participate in the Miss America pageant she had to pass a background check. Can't have any dissidents becoming Miss America can we? Well, we came to find out that one of our ancestors was some cat named John Bradshaw. He had to be an...
    jbeastley jbeastley 51-55, M Jan 30

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    I Think .. Therefore I Am???

    I have always wondered who my European ancestors were. Where they came from .I was born in Tennessee,and unlike a lot of us American mutts, my folks didn't seem to know a thing about the origins of my family on either side. All I heard were stories about my Cherokee( and a little...
    Hrt4Israel Hrt4Israel 51-55 2 Responses May 30, 2009

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    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

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    My Grandmother

    I honestly know nothing of Wales outside of history books. My grandmother is of welsh descent but she adopted my grand father's culture fully, like a "good wife" This has always made me angry. I'm fully 1/4 welsh & that part is ignored simply because my grandmother...
    QuixoticKidEternity QuixoticKidEternity 31 3 Responses Feb 26, 2008

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    Im Welsh

    On my dads side. Im half welsh. I dont know much about this culture and Iv never been there. But its in my blood.
    AvaLynne AvaLynne 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2012

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    I'm welsh, I was born here

    and have lived here ever since, I speak welsh and go to a welsh school.
    lishylou123 lishylou123 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    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

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    On

    My father's side.  My Grandfather was 1/3 welsh.  I'm told that is where the last name comes from.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2008

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    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 4 Responses May 12

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    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 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    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

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    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 11 Responses Mar 12, 2010

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    Proud Welsh

    To be born Welsh is to be born privileged Not with a silver spoon in your mouth but with Music in your blood and poetry in your soul.
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 16, 2007

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    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

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    Born Here, Raised Here And Still Love It Here

    Even though I don't speak Welsh (I haven't ruled out on learning it in the future) I am proud to be Welsh. I love reading about the ancient myths of legends that have been found in history. While I can't sing I don't mind giving it a try to show I am proud to have been born...
    dalv2011 dalv2011 26-30, M 1 Response May 30, 2012

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