Haven’t been on a holiday for a while so I’ve gone down with friends to Dorset. There’s 15 of us, beach ten minutes away, at a house where there isn’t any body for miles, could be the start of a horror movie but it’s amazing. Hope everyone else’s week is going well :) x

Haven’t been on a holiday for a while so I’ve gone down with friends to Dorset. There’s 15 of us, beach ten minutes away, at a house where there isn’t any body for miles, could be the start of a horror movie but it’s amazing. Hope everyone else’s week is going well :) x

twistedpanties:

diary-of-a-daddy:

twistedpanties:

diary-of-a-daddy:

diary-of-a-daddy:

twistedpanties:

I am learning Welsh, although….the Southern accent creates a bit of a problem.

Learning welsh? How come?

Sut wyt ti? Doah ydw I,

Yeah my country has it’s own language for those of you who might not know,
We also came up with the word cwtch which was…

Haha I’ll be honest with you welsh is only mainly spoken in the north of Wales, in the south where I’m from we’re much more about speaking English so you should be fine :)

I will be in Cardiff, so that alleviates some stress. To be honest, I wanted to learn Welsh mostly because I want to collect stories from the older generations about their childhood. History is a bit of an obsession and what better way to document it than in its native tongue?

Here’s a bit of welsh history for you, I doubt you’ll find any older generations who speak welsh fluently as their first language in the south as the language was essentially made illegal by the English decades ago and if you were caught speaking it in school you’d either be canned or wear the welsh knot, they only again allowed the language 3 or 4 decades ago,

Didn’t the English try to completely obliterate the Welsh culture? When I was writing for the newspaper, I had to cover meetings for the historic ablnd archaeological societies and there was an old, little Welsh man. He was 80 or so. He said they made him wear a sign if he spoke Welsh in English schools. He really hated the English, thus immigrating to America.

Yup, all of that was spot on! And that sign around his neck was the welsh knot, which was made out of the most painful rope they could find and if you were wearing it at the end of the day (as in if you were the most recent person to of spoken welsh in your class) you’d get cainned.

twistedpanties:

diary-of-a-daddy:

diary-of-a-daddy:

twistedpanties:

I am learning Welsh, although….the Southern accent creates a bit of a problem.

Learning welsh? How come?

Sut wyt ti? Doah ydw I,

Yeah my country has it’s own language for those of you who might not know,
We also came up with the word cwtch which was…

Haha I’ll be honest with you welsh is only mainly spoken in the north of Wales, in the south where I’m from we’re much more about speaking English so you should be fine :)

I will be in Cardiff, so that alleviates some stress. To be honest, I wanted to learn Welsh mostly because I want to collect stories from the older generations about their childhood. History is a bit of an obsession and what better way to document it than in its native tongue?

Here’s a bit of welsh history for you, I doubt you’ll find any older generations who speak welsh fluently as their first language in the south as the language was essentially made illegal by the English decades ago and if you were caught speaking it in school you’d either be canned or wear the welsh knot, they only again allowed the language 3 or 4 decades ago,