by Morgana . February 24, 2021 5 min read
St David is the Patron Saint of Wales and on 1st March each year commemorating the anniversary of his death in 589 AD. St David’s is the smallest UK city with an estimated population of 1,800. Celebrations are not done by half and not just on one day but are usually spread over a two-week period!!
by Morgana . February 24, 2021 3 min read
When is St. Davids day? Here in Wales we commemorate the anniversary of Saint Davids death on the 1st of March of each year. St David was the Patron Saint of Wales who died on 1st March 589 AD. However, it wasn’t until the 18th century that St Davids Day became a national day of celebration in Wales.
by Morgana . February 22, 2021 3 min read
Here in Wales on the 1st of March we celebrate St David’s Day, which commemorates the anniversary of Saint David's death in 589 AD. Interestingly, a survey made available by CADW suggests that a surprisingly high number of adults in Wales are not familiar why the country celebrates St David’s Day each 1st March
by Morgana . February 09, 2021 4 min read
by Morgana . January 09, 2021 5 min read
Santes Dwynwen, St Dwynwen's Day is Wales' St Valentine’s Day, celebrated on 25th January and is the most romantic day in the Welsh calendar year. It is celebrated with the giving and receiving of cards and presents and by saying "I Love you" in Welsh, "Rwy'n dy garu di". Show your proud Welsh heritage and point of difference by celebrating St Dwynwen's Day as opposed to Valentines Day!!
by Morgana . January 05, 2021 8 min read
Largest national park in Wales covering an area of approximately 823 square miles. High mountains, historic castles, unspoilt beaches and fantastic scenery. It also claims the highest mountain in both England and Wales, and it has the largest natural lake in the whole of Wales. More than half the population are Welsh speakers.
by Morgana . December 30, 2020 5 min read
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is 186 miles long, much of it at cliff-top level, with a total of 35,000 feet of ascent and descent. The Coastal Path commences at Amroth in the south and finishes at St Dogmaels in the north with some of the most breath-taking coastline views in Britain. It covers almost every kind of maritime landscape from rugged cliff tops to wide-open beaches and winding estuaries.
by Morgana . December 28, 2020 3 min read
There are three Nation Parks in Wales, the Pembrokeshire Coast, Snowdonia, and the Brecon Beacons. National Parks are areas of outstanding beauty. These parks are protected and managed to ensure that they are able to be safely enjoyed by everyone; because of this the Brecon Beacons has an authority and planning office to ensure that resources are appropriately allocated across the National Park.
by Morgana . December 24, 2020 4 min read
The Welsh Dragon is the heraldic symbol of Wales, and is, almost without doubt the country’s most recognisable symbol. The image is most notably seen on the flag of Wales. The flag, a proud and ancient battle standard of the Welsh consists of a red dragon, passant (which in heraldry terms indicates that the animal has its right foot raised), on a green and white background.
by Morgana . December 20, 2020 3 min read
The story begins with Ceridwen, the mother of the Welsh 6th century Bard, Taliesin. According to the Mabinogion legends, the bard begins life as Gwion Bach, a servant boy on the shores of Bala Lake, where the giant Tegid Foel and his witch wife Ceridwen live. Tegid and Ceridwen have two children, a beautiful daughter, Crearwy, and Morfran, their stupid, ugly son.
by Morgana . October 22, 2020 3 min read
Born on 27th October 1914 Dylan was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems, Do not go gentle into that good night, And death shall have no dominion, and Under Milk Wood. Thomas left school to be a junior newspaper reporter and in 1932 he concentrated on his poetry full-time. He became popular in his lifetime and remained so after his death at 39 in New York City.
by Morgana . September 28, 2020 3 min read
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