Still lives on the ancient speech
Still the ancient songs endure
-John Ceiriog Hughes
Mae hen wlad fy nhadau — the land of my fathers.
Except it’s not, because I’m not Welsh, so why, as people are always asking me, would I want to learn it? Especially when everyone in Wales now speaks English anyway (the days of the odd little old lady in the hills who doesn’t know a word of Saesneg are gone).