Monthly Archives: January 2013

St Gildas’ day

The best source I have found for a free download of Gildas’ works is Fordham University, ( http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/basis/gildas-full.asp ) I thought it appropriate on St Gildas’ Day to write something about the Welsh parts of my story. My inspiration is … Continue reading

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Preface

Just before Christmas, I did something very bold. I gave the text to somebody to read. Their verdict was, on the whole, not too bad, although they were confused by the Anglo-Saxon and Brythonic names ( I hope I am … Continue reading

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