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In Search of Your British & Irish Roots A Complete Guide to Tracing Your

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When You Love-Hate the Place You’re From

Hiraeth (n) A Homesickness for a Home to Which You Cannot Return, a Home Which Maybe Never Was; The Nostalgia, The Yearning, The Grief for the Places of Your Past...

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Map of Welsh castles. The castles of Wales were not only built by the English as part of their conquest and control of the local population, many were built by the Welsh Princes themselves. Internal feuding between them led to weakness and made conquest that much easier. How many other places in the old British Empire fell for the exact same reason ? rjp

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23 Classic British Dishes To Keep You Warm Through The Long, Dark Winter

Mouthwatering Welsh meatballs. | 23 Classic British Dishes To Keep You Warm Through The Long, Dark Winter

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the grand stair case in penrhyn castle that is original to when our ancestors owned penrhyn

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from Lola's Curmudgeonly Musings about Life, Love & Other Trifles

“I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery; air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’” ~ Sylvia Plath, from The Bell Jar

cynefin: A Welsh word for a place where a being feels it ought to live. It is where nature around you feels right and welcoming.

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Gwenllian Ferch Gruffydd (1097-1136) Welsh princess and shield-maiden that led an army against Norman-English forces at Kidwelly Castle. She was beheaded as a warning to the other princes of wales. After this, Wales unified and drove out the Norman invaders.

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How to Get more Traffic in your Blog? The Bloggers Hacks of 2016.

A home which maybe never was

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Estas son (democráticamente) las 32 palabras más bellas del inglés

Cuando me emancipé a eso de los 22, me tocó vivir con un amigo cuya actividad principal era leer, leer, leer y de vez en cuando escribir. Conversar con este personaje era particularmente divertido porque no utilizaba ninguna grosería, y además porque solía utilizar un léxico muchísimo más amplio que el chileno promedio. Fue por …

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