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Thought for today:
 
How green was my Valley, then, and the Valley of them that have gone.’
 
— Richard Llewellyn
 
#thoughtfortoday #wales #nostalgia #celtic #roots #psychotherapy #coaching #entrepreneur
 
When I started reading prolifically, sometime around 10 or 11, my mother urged me to read “How Green Was My Valley”.
 
I never did, though I might yet.
 
This was obviously a book that affected her deeply and she wanted to share it.
 
I wanted to do read what I wanted to read, and I do remember reading the opening paragraphs and think it was “old”.
 
I am prompted to this thought because I watched a BBC4 TV series called “The Story of Welsh Art”.
 
It was a fabulous journey from the very beginnings up to the modern-day.
 
Another facet of what it means to be Welsh, with song, poetry and art in your heart (look at the word).
 
I strongly identify with the Celtic nations.
 
My mother was of Scottish stock, and I am drawn to Welsh, Irish, Cornish, Breton and Scottish culture.
 
Richard Llewellyn could have been Dorothy in Wizard of Oz (Beboz in our house).
 
There is no place like home.
 

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