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Sort order. Jun 25, Liz Owen rated it really liked it. Interesting book, especially good reading if you're Welsh or on a Welsh holiday. Lots of anecdotes and curious tales about Welsh characters and history. Some parts are quite emotional. There's lovely! Loved, Loved, Loved!
Apr 24, Helen rated it really liked it Shelves: from-university-library , non-fiction. Entertaining collection of articles some of which you are likely to have come across before if you have ever stumbled upon Byron Rogers in various newspapers and magazines over the years. The usual mix of quirky stories, Welsh history, observations on Welsh social life and customs, and an almost elegiac and nostalgic record of the passing of some of it, such as the language which makes his curious assertion that mad bureaucracy insists on compulsory Welsh for all jobs strange : this is a myth Entertaining collection of articles some of which you are likely to have come across before if you have ever stumbled upon Byron Rogers in various newspapers and magazines over the years.
The usual mix of quirky stories, Welsh history, observations on Welsh social life and customs, and an almost elegiac and nostalgic record of the passing of some of it, such as the language which makes his curious assertion that mad bureaucracy insists on compulsory Welsh for all jobs strange : this is a myth, but it's one which is very hard to counter. A study of job advertisements will disprove it. There are some real little gems here : the story of the German POWs arrival at, and escape from, the camp at Bridgend; did the Kaiser stay at Llangammarch, and if so has the real cause of the Great War been found?
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I would love to know if this is true, having grown up with the story of just such an incident in Cardiff, but with no hint of the name of the culprit. There can't have been two, surely? There's a lovely combination of the lyrical and the laugh-out-loud funny here. These articles mainly appeared in weekend supplements and were intended as light reading with a bit of an edge. Nice to have them collected like this, as so much journalism disappears from view over time.
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