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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby Aran » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:01 pm

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Catrin will be very jealous of you - she's a worryingly passionate fan of Lleuwen's...:)

Lleuwen's husband has been using SSiW, and she was lovely enough to send us a copy of her latest album with a note on it thanking us for SSiW, which did nothing to dampen Catrin's fangirl fervour...:wink:
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby JeanB » Sat Sep 01, 2012 9:39 pm

Thank you Sionned and Diane for reading my epic tale :oops: and for your kind words. :D

Thanks Aran .

Aran wrote:
Catrin will be very jealous of you - she's a worryingly passionate fan of Lleuwen's...:)

Lleuwen's husband has been using SSiW, and she was lovely enough to send us a copy of her latest album with a note on it thanking us for SSiW, which did nothing to dampen Catrin's fangirl fervour...:wink:


I think I share Catrin's fangirl fervour :oops: It was a fantastic surprise to find she ( and Steve of course) were performing so nearby while we were on hols.She has a beautiful voice. Quite haunting. I think it may well have been a clip that Catrin put on here that drew my attention to her - the Nos Da Nawr lullaby. So diolch Catrin! Another favourite of mine is Dy Gynnal Di which she sang at Pesda Roc at a slower pace than on the album. What made that night extra special was that it was mine and Jim's 21st wedding anniversary too. She was very down to earth and friendly. I told her that I had heard of her and her Dad on SSIW and how they are both often mentioned on here. She seemed very pleased.Now you mention it I think she was telling me about her husband using SSIW but I didn't get everything she said. I do find the listening and understanding harder than speaking but I don't think I did too badly. :D
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby Morgs » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:04 am

Jean B - you are a STAR! :clap:
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby dinas » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:12 am

Stori gwych, Jean. Wyt i'n symud ymlaen, ymlaen... :clap:
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby Dee » Sun Sep 02, 2012 10:33 am

A really inspirational story Jean! You sound delighted with your experience and you deserve to be. Fantastic result! :star:
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby shak » Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:06 am

Top stuff, Jean, that takes a lot of of expertise, courage and endurance, well done :seren:
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby gerryf » Sun Sep 02, 2012 11:24 am

Llongyfarchiadau Jean. What you have done is amazing and I am full of respect for you :clap: :clap: You are truly inspirational.
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby JeanB » Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:17 pm

Thank you so much for your kind words Claire, Kim, Dee, Andy and Gerry. :star:

dinas wrote:Stori gwych, Jean. Wyt i'n symud ymlaen, ymlaen... :clap:


Diolch Kim.Mae gen i ffordd hir i fynd eto ond dw i'n mwynhau yn fawr iawn! :D


shak wrote:Top stuff, Jean, that takes a lot of of expertise, courage and endurance, well done :seren:


Thanks Andy, not sure about the expertise part!! There were lots of moments where I was open mouthed listening intently trying to understand what had just been said to me!! You are much more courageous than me too.. I couldn't speak Welsh covered in blood and mud!! :wow: :D Diolch eto am fy noddi fi :D
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby shak » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:57 am

You are much more courageous than me too.. I couldn't speak Welsh covered in blood and mud!!


Mrs Shak says the proper description is 'daft' :lol: Rarely a day goes by without a minor plummet .....
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Re: I survived to tell the tale!!

Postby jstetson » Mon Sep 03, 2012 4:20 pm

Wow. I mean really, just wow!

:llongyf: :seren:
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