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  1. Basque in all its glory

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Tricia Welsh

    ... Tricia Welsh The lush, oak-covered mountains of the French Pyrenees are filled with game and studded with cepes and girolles mushrooms just waiting to be picked. The days are becoming ... it's passion for their unique traditions that has kept alive the extraordinarily complex Basque language and has maintained their own Basque-speaking schools, Basque flag and rich traditions ...

  2. Jewel of the Amazon

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Tricia Welsh

    ... Equatorial Belem has an opera house and plenty of fresh food - just be careful what you put in your mouth, writes Tricia Welsh. The dawn chorus is deafening, as thousands of squawking parrots take to the skies over the murky waters of the Amazon near Belem, in northern Brazil. The half-hour ferry ride to Papagaio Island, in the Acara River, part of the Amazon system, leaves ...

  3. News - World - LANGUAGE

    Welsh traditionalists fear their language is losing its appeal

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Even where language is widely spoken, youth prefer using English on web and social media Fewer young people regularly speak Welsh There was a time when Welsh was the only ... not to use Welsh. It makes us older ones sad. We're proud of our culture and our language and more needs to be done to protect it." The older people still always speak Welsh but lots ...

  4. Singers wow UK crowd

    Posted Sep 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The choir of Diocesan Girls' Junior School won the top prize in an international music competition in July. The 60 budding singers, comprising Primary Four and Five students, came out on top in the Junior Children's Choir section of t ...

  5. Resistance

    Posted Apr 20th 2008, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... other's heels. After Peter Ho Davies' The Welsh Girl comes Resistance by poet and first-time novelist Owen Sheers. Although the two books are markedly different (in Sheers' story, D-Day fails and Germany invades Britain), they have much in common: both revolve around a relationship between a Welsh woman and a German soldier; both combine lyrical prose-poetry with a compelling ...


    Posted Apr 09th 2006, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis What's going on around the globe Most people don't know much about Wales. I do, even though I'm English. My girlfriend is Welsh, and seems to hold me ... been suffering ever since. The Romans described the Welsh as great fighters, but hundreds of years of English rule seems to have depressed them. Wales is now generally overshadowed by its more ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - BOOKS

    For the unmentionables that are obscene and not heard

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and linguistic history, with the other sort of swearing: vows and oaths. Consider for a moment the origins of almost any word we have for bad language- "profanity", "curses", ... to sketch the background, too. How do we know what was obscene in a dead language? By literary genre, essentially: if it was written on the toilet wall but didn't appear in satire, ...

  8. Participate in amusing musical

    Posted Jun 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui Audiences at an entertaining musical play for children will have the chance to interact with the actors. The Legend of King Arthur, an English language production by Cheeky Monkey Theatre, will be performed on June 19 and 20 at Grappa's Country Restaurant in Jardine House, Central. King Arthur was one of the greatest rulers of England. The play is about his ...

  9. Sport - Rugby - Six Nations

    England prepared for Welsh ‘hatred’ at Twickenham, says Jack Nowell

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:40pm by Agence France-Presse and Reuters

    ... Agencies in London Winger believes hostility will be part of fixture as hosts look to avenge heavy loss last year England prepared for Welsh 'hatred' Wales will be motivated ... team that beat Wales in last year's junior World Cup final and says he knows what to expect from the Welsh when he makes his first senior appearance against them. We're going out ...

  10. News - World - BRITAIN

    Polish is second most spoken language in England

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London Census data reveals Polish is spoken by 546,000 people with slightly more Welsh Polish is main 2nd language in England Polish is now the main language spoken in England and Wales after English and Welsh, according to 2011 census data. The language-speaking figures recorded for the first time from a survey of 56.1 million residents of England and Wales ...




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