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Friday Poem - In Hospital: Poona

This week’s poem is from Alun Lewis: Collected Poems, edited by Cary Archard, to celebrate Lewis’s centenary earlier this week. Lewis was one of the most compelling writers of the Second World War, whose premature death in 1944 – when he was only 28 – was a grave loss to Britain’s literature community. 231 more words

All Day It Has Rained

Today marks 100 years since the birth of Alun Lewis (1915-1944).

All Day It Has Rained

All day it has rained, and we on the edge of the moors… 254 more words

The Centenary of Alun Lewis

100 years ago today, the 1st July 1915, Alun Lewis was born. No one could have known then that he would grow into one of the most remarkable writers of the Second World War, nor that he would die under tragic circumstances at just 28 years old. 171 more words

Congratulations to Troedyrhiw Community Primary School

2014 marked the centenary of the opening of the Archer Street building. One of the ways in which the school celebrated this was by producing a heritage display.  104 more words

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'The Mountain Over Aberdare' on BBC Radio Wales

On yesterday’s Roy Noble Show on BBC Radio Wales, First Minister Carwyn Jones read Alun Lewis’s ‘The Mountain Over Aberdare’.

You can listen to his reading here!

GEM100 wrap-up

This post contains a LOT of photos! See if you can find yourself and please leave a comment if you do.

First some thanks:

1. Thanks to the organising committee for a spectacular job of creating a memorable event for this special day. 816 more words

4th Annual David Jones Centre Conference: Alun Lewis and Welsh War Poetry

The 4th Annual David Jones Centre Conference

Alun Lewis and Welsh War Poetry

The Drwm at the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

Wednesday 23rd September, 1.30-6.30… 83 more words