010315 Yellow Pennill

By March 1, 2015zBlog Archives

St David’s Day so something Welsh was to be expected. It’s strange that we don’t see giant leeks, daffodils and folk in Welsh national costume singing Max Boyce songs in the same way that we see a lot of evidence of the Irish on St Patrick’s Day. A Max Boyce CD would have been a good choice for today’s word (“pennill” meaning: ‘An improvised Welsh verse sung to a harp accompaniment; a stanza of such verse. Usu. in pl.’) but I don’t have any and I’m not convinced that the harp featured in his repertoire. Instead, I had to find a symbolic pennill, so I retrieved the dead daffodils from the bin. With hindsight, I suppose I could have snapped my Rhydian CD – yes, I’ll ‘fess up, I do own one. Although MisterMac won’t allow it anywhere near his Twonky (BTW, for the uninitiated, a Twonky is a Media Server … )

Day #60 of the second 365 project, where the daily pic is informed by theĀ OED word of the day.