Apparently, we Welsh can have our day in the sun, too!
While we may not have a Miss Welsh America Beauty Pageant (yet), we do - at least in Wales, warrant a Welsh History Month - June.
The article that first caught my eye was the one about the Waverley steam ship. I remember as a teenager taking the day trip from Mumbles Pier to Ilfracombe with a dozen or so friends. We'd sample the Devonshire brews, flirt…Read more →
Now I've got your attention - assuming you thought you saw a misspelling of 'pear' or 'pair', and forgot there is another homophone, 'pare' - I'll proceed.
This post has little to with words - though I wonder if the word ogle (to eye . . . ) has anything to do with its inclusion in the name Google - which certainly cause us to 'eye' things. As this blog addresses 'things that look like . .…Read more →
A few minutes ago, as I responded to a comment by Gaynor bemusing the future, a bell went off and a thought ran through the emptiness in my head - ‘I have something I can grab from my past that I can append to that comment', I thought.
It is more apt, given that Gaynor gave me a…Read more →
I recently spent 6 weeks (late Feb to early April) in the UK and though it was largely cold for the season, mostly at the freezing point or 2 or 3 degrees above it, I was fortunate to experience no more than 3 days that had rain.
While I was away, I heard about two snowfalls here (St Louis area) - one was 6" of snow - the day I left to go to the UK - and the other, about 3 weeks ago was a 13" snowfall.
Since I came back, we have had variable weather.…Read more →