Names of the Wind — Nick Hunt

  ELSEWHERE - A JOURNAL OF PLACE recently featured a piece by Nick Hunt who's book "Where the Wild Winds Are" (Nicholas Brealey Publishing) was published in September 2017.     Nick "set out to follow four, which seemed an appropriate number for winds, drawn by the romance of their names but also intrigued by their … Continue reading Names of the Wind — Nick Hunt

Dafydd Ap Gwilym – The Nightingale of Dyfed

My lifeless fine leader, Deira's pursuer (the cascade of tears is ceaseless), my advocate, why did you leave me, my gold-giving friend, my mute stag? ~from Elegy for Llywelyn ap Gwilym, by Dafydd ap Gwilym Dafydd ap Gwilym was described by his fellow-poet Madog Benfras as Eos Dyfed, "the nightingale of Dyfed". Dafydd was born … Continue reading Dafydd Ap Gwilym – The Nightingale of Dyfed