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LATEST BLOGSBryn Yemm in India AmeriCymru: Hi Bryn and many thanks for agreeing to this interview. When did you first start singing and when did you realise that this was to be your future? Bryn: As an adopted little boy in Abergavenny Wales the family who took me in were a Salvation Army family and I spent all my formative years being raised in the Sunday School, Sunday morning and afternoon. So the bands and songsters awoke in me a chance to sing. I tried also to learn the cornet, but due to lack of practice I soon lost interest. I was very young and wanted to be down...
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21 Dec 2020UPDATE: The Geiriadur search box can also be found at the top of the Welsh Word of the Day tab on the front page here: Welsh Word of the Day .. Many of our readers will be following Welsh Word of the Day on Facebook, Twitter or AmeriCymru. If not, here are the urls: Facebook Twitter AmeriCymru BUT how do you access older posts? How do you search for older Welsh Word of the Day entries? Fortunately the Croeseiriau Cymraeg Geiriadur is now fully searchable from this page: Geiriadur Introduction When you search a term from...
Read MoreLibertino · Tacsidermi - Gwir "Maent yn ysgrifennu caneuon sy’n llawn dyhead a hud seicadelig cyffrous” - Libertino Ni fyddai Tacsidermi yn brosiect heb amseroedd ansicr ac anodd 2020! Mae'n ymateb positif i'r blynyddoedd o negatifrwydd a rhoi'r holl egni creadigol mewn i ysgrifennu a recordio caneuon er mwyn dianc. Ers rhai blynyddoedd, mae Gwenllian Anthony - un o dri aelod y band Adwaith, enillwyr Y Wobr Gerddoriaeth Gymreig 2019 - wedi bod yn jamio ac yn ysgrifennu caneuon gyda Matthew Kilgariff. Teithiodd Matthew fel session musician i Adwaith yn ystod eu taith 'Melyn'. Yn...
Read MoreNear-deserted lanes mid way up low hills the sodden escarpments of unfashionable zones unvisited by most who know of their existence in this interlude when a shadow cajoles our attention the damp hushed houses of this year’s departed dust on shelves weeds between paving slabs awaiting tidying up and reinvigoration and the lengthy sigh of a decision reached (starling darlings lingering watch unwatched) among the personal effects in those corners not accessed in a period compromised by the seizing up of bones and the disorder of failing and forgetfulness an antique from the top of a...
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2 Dec 2020On the 4 th of December HMS Morris will be releasing an EP called ‘Pastille’ - 5 songs recorded and released in 2020. The collection represents a fairly coherent period, when circumstances required a particular mode of composing, producing and being. This EP sums up all the band’s 2020 feels. ‘Pastille’ features an extended version of ‘Partypooper’ and an exclusive track ‘Marshmallow’ and will be available on a Ltd Edition 12” Pastel Blue Vinyl limited to 100 copies – you snooze you lose. Here’s the story behind Pastille EP, which will be released on December 4th on Bubblewrap...
Read MoreHi from North Wales I hope that you’re all keeping safe and well. I’ve got a special offer to share with you – perfect for a few enjoyable hours. Audible have given me codes that allow FREE downloads of the audio version of my Inspector Drake novels. The great thing is that you DON’T need to have a subscription to Audible to enjoy the audio books. I only have a LIMITED number of codes and they are only for the US and the UK so if you’re in Canada or Australia or elsewhere my apologies. Some of you may have taken up the offer of codes for Brass in Pocket the 1 st Inspector...
Read MoreDeann recently joined AmeriCymru as A Fairy House Studio , where she creates unique, one-of-a-kind mixed media sculptures. AmeriCymru: How would you describe what you do? Deann: I make sculptural fairy houses from selected natural, botanical materials. Some of them include jewelry or small figurines or other things in them and they all include fairy lights. Each one is completely unique. AmeriCymru: How did you start making fairy houses? Deann: I’ve been an artist of some kind for most of my life. I was a dancer, a multimedia sculptor and I just like to make...
Read MoreYouth Transatlantic partnership consolidated - despite Covid-19 A ground-breaking partnership to remind young people on both sides of the Atlantic of the lethal perils of racism will press ahead this winter despite the major challenges of lockdown. Urdd Gobaith Cymru (youth organisation in Wales, UK (www.urdd.cymru/en ) and the students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have come together to create a virtual gospel choir to celebrate their new partnership and both Choirs will sing together in Welsh for the very first time! Wales, known as the land of...
Read MoreClick here to read our interview with author David Jones Author David Jones is most insistent that this is a 'people' book. A brief perusal of the Contents list reveals how accurate his assessment is. We are introduced to a cast of characters whose challenging and inspirational experiences are recounted in sections on Personal Histories, Family Histories and Covid-19 Heroes. Overall the book is a tribute to the small Welsh community of Cwmbwrla in Swansea and chronicles its response to the 2020 pandemic. There are also contributions from local artists and poets, and...
Read MoreClick here to read our review of 'Circling the Square' ... BUY IT HERE AmeriCymru: Hi David and many thanks for agreeing to this interview. Care to introduce the community of Cwmbwrla for our readers? Where in Wales is it and what is its history? David: Cwmbwrla is a district of Swansea, on the South Wales coast. It’s home to 8,000 people and has produced some of Wales’s most celebrated sporting figures and artists. In particular, it’s well known as the birthplace of John and Mel Charles, Ivor and Len Allchurch and Mel Nurse, five of Wales’s...
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Croeseiriau Cymraeg: Croeso i'r Geiriadur / Welcome to the Dictionary
This resource is intended to be used in conjunction with the online Croeseiriau Cymraeg Welsh language course. Previous Welsh Word of the Day posts can be searched here. The Geiriadur contains approximately 2000 entries but it is not a fully featured Welsh language dictionary. We recommend the following dictionaries for general research and study purposes:
Below you will find the last ten entries in our Welsh Word of the Day series. Click the picture to be taken to the geiriadur entry. Alternatively use the search box above to find the Welsh word or phrase that you are looking for. You can follow WWOTD on Facebook or Twitter . The latest entries will also be posted below and on our Grwp Y Gymraeg .
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