Cywydd y Cedor | Gwerful Mechain #Dewithon22

 Based on John Edward Lloyd's History of Wales, Vol I and Koch's Celtic Culture Gwerful Mechain (c. 1460–c. 1502) is considered to be one of the first female Welsh poets. She wrote about female sexuality and the domestic issues of medieval women. Her parents were Gwenhwyfar and Hywel Fychan from Mechain (a medieval cantref or land division), in … Continue reading Cywydd y Cedor | Gwerful Mechain #Dewithon22

Do not go gentle into that good night | Dylan Thomas #Dewithon

Photo by Jack B on Unsplash | Snowdon, WalesDo not go gentle into that good night,Old age should burn and rave at close of day;Rage, rage against the dying of the light.Though wise men at their end know dark is right,Because their words had forked no lightning theyDo not go gentle into that good night.Good … Continue reading Do not go gentle into that good night | Dylan Thomas #Dewithon

Dewithon 2019

I recently spotted this at Paula's Book Jotter blog:Why am I so excited?My name is the first give away - Bronwyn (although my variation is apparently a masculine Anglicized take on the traditional Welsh spelling of Bronwen).My mother's ancestors are the next clue. My grandmother's maiden name was Llewellyn, although less salubriously, it was her grandfather … Continue reading Dewithon 2019