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HubMob Weekly topic: St David and everything Welsh

  1. Princessa profile image85
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    HubMob Weekly topic: St David and everything Welsh

  2. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    Max Boyce is a Welsh comedian who became famous in the 70s. At a time when a young Billy Connolly was representing Scottish humour, Jasper Carrot, English humour, Max was the comedian of Wales. His act... read more

  3. Rose West profile image90
    Rose Westposted 8 years ago

    Wales, a part of the United Kingdom, is home to some great authors. Roald Dahl, Andrew Davies, and Dylan Thomas are famous Welsh writers whose classic works are filled with long-lasting beauty. read more

  4. febriedethan profile image77
    febriedethanposted 8 years ago

    Happy St. David's Day neath-porttalbot.gov.uk  St. David is a celtic monk who spread the word of Christianity across Wales in the 6th century and this 1st of March, people in Wales will celebrate the St David's Day in honor of the patron saint.... read more

  5. alexandriaruthk profile image74
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

     
    Greatest Welsh Woman Singer : Shirley Bassey
    There are thousands of talented Welsh singers, actors and actresses who are renowned worldwide. It has been said that every one out of seven Welsh will become famous in the world. Shirley Bassey is... read more

  6. prettydarkhorse profile image63
    prettydarkhorseposted 8 years ago

     
    Best and Famous Welsh Actors and Actresses 
    Wales is the home of many famous people in different fields ; arts, music, entertainment, religious figures, architectures, craftsmen etc. They say that in Wales one out of seven people will become... read more

  7. KCC Big Country profile image87
    KCC Big Countryposted 8 years ago

    In 2006, I was fortunate to be able to travel to the UK twice, once in March and again in May when my teenage daughter could join me. One of the places we visited briefly was Llangollen in Wales. My husband-to-be escorted my daughter and I all over... read more

  8. iantoPF profile image80
    iantoPFposted 8 years ago

    Unfortunately not many Welsh people know the impact that Wales has had on the U.S of A. This article attempts to show what a small country can achieve. read more

  9. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    It is generally accepted that the Welsh National costume evolved in the late 1700s. The Welsh National Dress though is only for females. There have been attempts to create a welsh kilt for the men but this has not really taken off.
    A welsh woman's national costume tends to be a tall black hat, a little like a man's stove pipe hat. A white lacy cap is worn underneath this hat. The costume also includes a full check patterned skirt, a shawl, a white starched apron, black...... read more

  10. screation profile image71
    screationposted 8 years ago

    Welsh rugby was pretty much in the doldrums through the late nineties and well into the first couple of years after the millennium. In fact the last time a Welsh team had won a Six Nations Grand Slam title was back in 1978 when Welsh rugby was in a golden age.

  11. Money Glitch profile image77
    Money Glitchposted 8 years ago

    In Wales, on March 1st everyone will be
    celebrating St. David’s Day.  Writing
    about Wales and St. David’s Celebration is
    not something that I have experienced first-hand, however, after spending
    hours researching this holiday it is a celebration... read more

  12. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    The late Richard Burton, CBE, was a fine actor. He was world class and world famous but for more than his acting. As a hard living man Richard was one of many famous celebrities who have battled the booze. He was also famous as being one of Elizabeth Taylor's husbands.
    Their love affair, at the time, was fast and furious. They starred together in blockbuster films such as Cleopatra, and had an on screen chemistry among the tears and tantrums. Taylor and Burton divorced and re-married each other read more

  13. alexandriaruthk profile image74
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    In celebration of the St. Davids Day, 1st day of March every year in Wales, I will pay tribute to one of the most notable Welsh greatest (if not the worlds greatest) and famous philosopher - Bertrand Russell -- the greatest philosopher of the modern... read more

  14. shazwellyn profile image60
    shazwellynposted 8 years ago

    Brecon's Green Man Festival celebrates ancient folk lore. So, who is this Green man? Where did the idea come from? Is he Pagan, Druid or Celtic? The fact is that he is more than this and in this article we tell you why. read more

  15. SimeyC profile image97
    SimeyCposted 8 years ago

    If you know anything about Wales then you know there's probably more sheep than people! Having been brought up in Wales and lived there for thirty years I have been the center of many a sheep joke, but all I can say is that Welsh Lamb is the best in the world. read more

  16. vox vocis profile image82
    vox vocisposted 8 years ago

    Appreciate the little things in life quote can really open one's eyes and influence the lifestyle of a person who didn't know that the little things in life make the life as a whole. Saint David from Wales said: ''Do the little things in life.'' Today this sentence is a very well-known phrase in Welsh and an inspiration for so many other people. These famous people share his view about how to appreciate the little things in life. Quote #1 by Diana, Princess of Wales, quote #2... read more

  17. shazwellyn profile image60
    shazwellynposted 8 years ago

    The Green Man Music Festival definately has a vibe of it's own. With Druid rituals and alternative undertone's, the echoes of folk and Americana fills the Welsh Valleys with love.  Learn more about the Green Man Festival with this article. read more

  18. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

     Charlotte Church first hit British television screens as a child. Aged eleven Charlotte appeared on British morning television singing, Pie Jesu and, as they say, the rest is history. Charlotte was... read more

  19. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    Prince Charles is not a Welshman. However, he is the current Prince of Wales. I wonder how much this must stick in the throat's of Welsh people. Perhaps they are royalists and proud of him, but I doubt it.My Mum was a great royalist and I well remember the investiture of Prince Charles, back in 1969.These days the British Royal Family seem to get a mixed reception. They still have many admirers, and British citizens who extol their virtues. I am not one of them read more

  20. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    Coal mining was one of the most thriving industries of Wales. Most families had at least one person who "went down the pit". However, for many, it was a family affair. read more

  21. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

    The Welsh Flag has just three colours. These are red, white and green. Each of these colours holds a special significance.White represents peace and honesty.Green represents hope, joy, love and in some cultures has a religious meaning.Red represents hardiness, valour, strength and bravery.I guess it is very fitting that the dragon is coloured red. Dragons may be mythical creatures but they easily represent these traits. read more

  22. alexandriaruthk profile image74
    alexandriaruthkposted 8 years ago

    The Symbols and Emblems of Wales. Part of the culture of people in a certain place are their national emblems and symbols. it is what make or tie them as a nation. Wales as a nation is an example of a place with lots of this symbols and emblems.  ... read more

  23. k@ri profile image89
    k@riposted 8 years ago

    Young girls love horses.  I was no different as a child.  I cannot remember a time that I did not want a horse.  I had read all the books, National Velvet, The Black Stallion, My Friend Flicka, Misty Of Chincoteague and so many more.  I had learned... read more

  24. Chuck profile image91
    Chuckposted 8 years ago

    The Saints of Post Roman Britain page of the David Nash Ford's Early British Kingdoms website lists 53 Welsh saints and this probably doesn't include all of them.    Numerous towns and ancient churches scattered throughout Wales bear the names of... read more

  25. obsexed profile image87
    obsexedposted 8 years ago

    If you had never heard the term, you may wonder what the fork spooning is.  Spooning is a type of hugging.  Both people involved in the hug face in the same direction so that they look like spoons in a drawer. read more

  26. ethel smith profile image83
    ethel smithposted 8 years ago

     Harry Secombe was one of my Mum's favourite entertainers. He had a powerful, almost classical, singing voice. This was what my dear Mum used to love about him.
    Mum's sister though could not stand his... read more

  27. Chuck profile image91
    Chuckposted 8 years ago

    St. David, known as St. Dewi in Welsh, the patron saint of Wales, was born in the later half of the fifth century sometime between 462 and 487 A.D. depending upon the source used.    Most accounts claim he lived a long life, some claiming as long as... read more

  28. Pamela99 profile image90
    Pamela99posted 8 years ago

    This article tells the story of the life of Princess Diana starting with her ancestry, then her childhood and life as the Princess. The story continues to her tragic death and funeral. read more

 
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