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Wales

•→ Visions of Wales ←• “We have for you tonight a fine young comic who’s been nominated for just every new comedy award going, but it hasn’t been easy for him because he’s come up against lots of prejudice and discrimination to get where he is today. Yes, folks, he’s Welsh. Please go absolutely mad […]

Roald Dahl

♦ Man From The South ⇐ 1916 – 1990

The narrator of this famous story is never named, but I always presumed him to be an English writer (i.e. Dahl’s stand-in). This narrator is lounging by a pool at a Jamaican hotel when he meets a strange little South American man in a […]

Dylan Thomas

[1914-1953]←

⇔ A Child’s Christmas in Wales⇐

◊ A Refusal To Mourn The Death, By Fire, Of A Child In London by Dylan Thomas, accompanied by some pictures of Thomas and the part of Wales where he grew up ↓

♦→ ‘DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT‘ […]

John Cale

La Naissance De l’Amour →

“I would go home to Wales for Christmas and the summer when the school term wasn’t on. I used to get a kick out of trying to surprise Mum by showing up unexpectedly, but I could never do it. Every time I’d come she’d turn to […]