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Happy Easter

Betsan Powys | 14:30 UK time, Wednesday, 8 April 2009

I'm off now until the end of next week. I hope you get a decent break too.

Pasg hapus iawn i chi i gyd.

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  • 1. At 2:59pm on 08 Apr 2009, Dewi_H wrote:

    This comment was removed because the moderators found it broke the House Rules.

  • 2. At 3:03pm on 08 Apr 2009, brynt41 wrote:

    #1 Dewi_H

    How on earth did you manage to get a comment on this topic referred?

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  • 3. At 3:27pm on 08 Apr 2009, Dewi_H wrote:

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  • 4. At 3:34pm on 08 Apr 2009, mapexx wrote:

    Betsan....


    I understand you will not know it, but your first sentence is a joke... I have my daughter and her two kids here for the period

    Does the expression.... UGGGGHHHHHHHhhh! ....have any meaning for you?

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  • 5. At 4:32pm on 08 Apr 2009, Fitzmark2 wrote:

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  • 6. At 5:26pm on 08 Apr 2009, Dewi_H wrote:

    This comment was removed because the moderators found it broke the House Rules.

  • 7. At 5:45pm on 08 Apr 2009, West-Wales wrote:

    Happy Easter Betsan, hope you & your family enjoy the break.

    Mapexx - we've got a houseful too - nice!!;-)

    My wife who's delighted, says I'm a grump, no fish pie for me on Friday.

    Incidentally saw a swallow while walking my dog this morning.
    Promise of a lovely summer perhaps?

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  • 8. At 7:53pm on 08 Apr 2009, mapexx wrote:

    message 7....



    We've had a few bumble bees about, and everywhere we have been over the last week, London included, via the M4, and back via Gloucester, we saw Daffi's and primroses all over the roadsides. Soon it will be that princess of the woodland, the Bluebell .
    Our lawn has a feature bush at it's centre, which is surrounded by that buttercup lookalike, the celandine.
    I'll hope the swallows and swifts return to my garage roof, the sparrows, starlings and a variety of finches including the chaffinch and green-finch, are all about at the moment.
    Blackbirds galore as well as a couple of robins. Ravens and magpies too,

    But one I have not heard or seen for a few years is the throstle or thrush, and which used to wakes us with it's dawn chorus. I am hoping it will return, I did see one nearby, but it soon disappeared up towards Blaenavon.


    We put bird feeders on our trees, and on the front of the garage, this is obviously the reason for the numbers who visit us, in what can only be described as rather sparse scrubland territory.
    Our front and back gardens are the only ones with much in the way of arboreal flora, and so that is also an attraction for our feathered friends.

    Not bad, considering we have four cats prowling about the place..


    Enjoy the break people, I am sure I will be glad to return to 'normal' once my lot have decamped for home next week.

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  • 9. At 01:37am on 09 Apr 2009, -Drachenfyre- wrote:

    Pasg Hapus, Betsan and Everyone!

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  • 10. At 01:55am on 09 Apr 2009, -Drachenfyre- wrote:

    re: 4. mapexx wrote:
    "Betsan....


    I understand you will not know it, but your first sentence is a joke... I have my daughter and her two kids here for the period

    Does the expression.... UGGGGHHHHHHHhhh! ....have any meaning for you?"

    __________________

    Can you imagin *if* Betsan was your daughter, Mapexx? The discorse between two! I'd love to be a fly on that wall!

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  • 11. At 09:37am on 09 Apr 2009, mapexx wrote:

    This comment was removed because the moderators found it broke the House Rules.

  • 12. At 09:42am on 09 Apr 2009, Snoutsintrough wrote:

    Happy East to you and your family. After writing the last post and trying to explain the current position to us "non educated" in world of welsh politics you undoubtedly need a break in the sun away from little wales.

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  • 13. At 10:49am on 09 Apr 2009, mapexx wrote:

    mkessage 11....



    Bugga! bugga! bugga!

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  • 14. At 11:15am on 09 Apr 2009, Fitzmark2 wrote:

    Whoever complianed about my post at #5 would they please explain why?

    I always believed that the rule on BBC English language MBs was that foreign expressions (in this context Welsh) had to be accompanied with a translation.
    Not speaking or understanding Welsh I took a stab at comptrehending the sentence and replied in a foreign language which I have a knowledge of and added a translation.

    Does the English language rule not apply to Welsh speakers?

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  • 15. At 11:48am on 09 Apr 2009, Hogygog wrote:

    14. I think you'll find , if I remember, that your
    French spelling and grammar was faulty,
    so it'll be corrected and re-posted in red
    ink !

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  • 16. At 12:54pm on 09 Apr 2009, Fitzmark2 wrote:

    Oh very droll. But there is no way I know how to put accents on words in this little window. Therefore I cut and pasted it from the word processor and it ended up with diamonds between words.

    So I'll give it another bash just for you and please don't hesitate to correct any grammatical solecisms you spot. And if you know how, place a circumflex over the "a" in Paque and a grave accent on the "a" before toi. I would be extremely grateful. Thank you in advance.

    Joyeuses Paques a toi

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  • 17. At 3:07pm on 09 Apr 2009, mapexx wrote:

    message 13....


    You will note Willy that message 11 also disappeared. The only possible reason was the use of the words in message 13..

    So is it not very strange that 13 gets the nod, whereas 11, with only two of the word gets vetoed?

    Rather inconsistent moderation..yes?

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  • 18. At 3:16pm on 09 Apr 2009, FiDafydd wrote:

    Re 17

    A lot of messages seem to be disappearing these days ...

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  • 19. At 3:24pm on 09 Apr 2009, Fitzmark2 wrote:

    Well I agree Tom, and it does make you wonder what the criterion regarding foreign expressions without translations really is?

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  • 20. At 3:55pm on 09 Apr 2009, Dewi_H wrote:

    The moderators are breaking their own rules - absurd nonsense.

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  • 21. At 4:07pm on 09 Apr 2009, mapexx wrote:

    messages 19 and 20....

    I think there must be a degree of tolerance from one mod, which is not shared by the next one to take the seat.

    Or vicky, verky.

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  • 22. At 6:05pm on 09 Apr 2009, Hogygog wrote:

    How long is a piece of string ?
    One man's meat is another man's poison , etc.

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  • 23. At 8:43pm on 09 Apr 2009, dennisjunior1 wrote:

    Betsan:

    Happy Easter

    I am sending my best wishes to Ms. Powys family for the Easter Break...Enjoy your time....

    ~Dennis Junior~

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  • 24. At 10:19am on 10 Apr 2009, Fitzmark2 wrote:

    #22 Hogy wrote:

    "How long is a piece of string ?" It's as long as a nationalist's wit.

    "One man's meat is another man's poison , etc."

    Especially when it emanates from the gravy train establishment in Cardiff Bay.

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  • 25. At 1:07pm on 10 Apr 2009, Gwyrangon wrote:

    Of course, you all realise that Easter in the Orthodox Churches will not be celebrated until next week. Just thought I'd mention it.

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  • 26. At 3:51pm on 11 Apr 2009, alfsplace1986 wrote:

    What a time to have a break when all hell seems to be breaking loose at 10 Downing Street with Guido Fawkes blog site and the Emails

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