I Love Wales

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    Proud To Be Welsh.

    I was born in caerphilly which is famous for its castles, but i was brought up in the former mining town of bargoed which is in the south wales valleys, bargoed's claim to fame is that in 1973 Doctor who was filmed very near there, a story called 'the green death'' My favourite...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 5, 2011

    And Then God Created Wales ...

    God was missing for six days. Eventually, Michael, the archangel, found him, resting on the seventh day. He inquired, "Where have you been?" ... ... God smiled deeply and proudly pointed downwards through the clouds, "Look, Michael, look what I've made." Archangel Michael...
    roots2life roots2life
    46-50, M
    Jan 15, 2012

    Feels Like Home

    Even though I am not a welsh native  ,  whenever I cross the border into wales , I feel like im travelling home , Its just so relaxed and the majority of the people are so open minded and down to earth , chilled and know how to have a giggle ,  why would you go...
    Dismantled Dismantled
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 31, 2009

    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
    Jan 15, 2012

    Just Got Back Off Holiday There...

    Always makes me want to move there though :( I think I'll buy a holiday home there - then I can have the best of both worlds!
    emjayem27 emjayem27
    41-45, F
    Aug 10, 2013

    Leisure By W H Davies The Welsh Poet....

    Leisure What is this life if, full of care We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass, No time to see, in broad day light, Streams full...
    roots2life roots2life
    46-50, M
    Jan 15, 2012

    It's the hearts blood of the British Isles.

    The welsh are faster, darker, deeper; music, blood and poetry is in their veins and harps sing beneath their tongues. It is a forgotten field outside a barren city, the spiritual home of the Celt in exile, the hand of long forgotten Gods, the Crown of the Underworld, the seat of...
    Brangwen Brangwen
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2014

    To Be Born Welsh....

    To be born Welsh is to be born privileged. Not with a silver spoon in your mouth, But music in your blood And poetry in your soul - Wilfred Wilson
    roots2life roots2life
    46-50, M
    Jan 15, 2012

    Daffodils....

    I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way...
    roots2life roots2life
    46-50, M
    Jan 15, 2012

    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
    Jan 15, 2012

    This is a photo of me on holiday in North Wales

    . That's the very Welch bit. I got lost and asked for directions. They spoke Welch as their first language . Very amusing :)
    Homejames Homejames
    51-55, M
    Jul 1, 2015
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