Tag Archive: Wales

A Meditation on the Ocean

“It is a common narrative to reflect upon the changing tide, the ever lapping waves and the fascination of seeing the edge of the land where the two elements meet.”

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Saint Patrick: A Scholarly Search for His Birth Place and Date

Read this scholarly search for the Saint Patrick’s birth place and date by Patricia Deegan.

Magna Carta: A Thoroughly British Affair

Read this fascinating article about Magna Carta, the document that has ties not only to England but also the whole of the British Isles and Europe as well.

Of Local Importance: A Movie Review of “The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain”

When English cartographer Reginald Ansen discovers that a certain Welsh “mountain” is actually a “hill”, sparks fly as the stalwart villagers determine to save the honor of their town!

Dewi Sant: A Poem for St. David’s Day

“St. David used his power to found both church and abbey as sacred sanctuaries for the people of the land . . .”

Our Lady of Britannia

“This land was once they dowry; pray make it so again…Our Lady of Britannia, ora pro nobis!”