Cyfarchiadau o Gymru!

February 19, 2008 at 7:44 am | Posted in Daffodils, Greetings, Wales, Welcome, Welsh | 2 Comments

Daffodils in Wales 19 February 2008

Greetings from Wales.  The train guard at Cardiff Central railway station whistled ‘La donna è mobile‘ cheerfully as he walked the platform edge slamming the train doors.  For me, this joyous welcome epitomises a Welsh homecoming.

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  1. How could your heart not be warmed by that traditional Welsh tune?

    We have daffs coming in at St. Bede’s now – somebody asked me on Sunday for the date of St. David’s Day (which I did know).

  2. Hello, Breen. Good for you! I have never met a Welshman who did not know the 1st of March is the feast day of St. David, but there are many Englishmen who do not know when St. George’s Day is … as there is no fuss made over St. George, nor over St. Andrew of Scotland.
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    The 1st of March is the feast day of St. David, known as Dydd Gˆwyl Dewi Sant in Welsh. We will be wearing our daffodils or leeks on that day 😉
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    Advertisements for celebrations in Cardiff are on display already.


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