May. 3rd, 2005

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Etymology of place-names Penbontrhydybeddau The hill by the bridge over the river of the graves A neighbour told us that when workmen were digging foundations for a new bridge they came across graves close to the rivers edge Our neighbour persuaded the workmen to cover over the old bones

Pinvin A hamlet in the Severn valley Penda's Fen

Cwmervyn Mervyns Valley

I recall when we were working on the front wall at Plas Y Coed we found between the stones making up the wall a small brass compass We made sure that we replaced it close to its original resting place I have read that such objects were placed to guide sailors home We could see the Irish Sea when we stood at the top of the woods

Carmarthen Caermyrddin The fort of Merlin I wonder what medieval Welsh publicist thought up that one

By Petrus Christus
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And why does 'In Search of Lost Time' sound so prosaic when compared with 'A La Reserche Du Temp Perdu' Cmon Etymology?

This to remind me because I missed them when they were in flower
http://www.arnottower.co.uk/database/flowers/25.jpeg

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