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Daily exercise under quarantine 29/03/2020

Mar 29, 2020

A hedge with brambles among other plants. The brambles still show last year's leaves along with this year's growth

St. Allen churchyard
I'm not planning on joining the folks in here just yet, so still not planning on getting the virus.

The Rainforest - an Koeswik Glaw

Magnolia tree

Some of my plants that live at my parents house 28th March 2020

Mar 28, 2020

Here I show you around the garden at my parents house, including some of my own plants that currently live there, including the dahlias and lavenders grown from seed which aren't looking very happy after being exposed to some unusually dry air, a camellia seed that was originally harvested from one of my parents camellia plants which has germinated, chilli seedlings (Chocolate Cherry and Aji Lemon/Yellow Cayenne) - harvested seeds from plants I grew last year, more than one Kea Plum tree, Kiwi fruit, tulips, gooseberry, Chilean Guava (Ugni molinae), an apple tree, a pear tree, Dicksonia antarctica tree fern, and various Camellia.

Daily exercise under quarantine 27/03/2020

Mar 27, 2020

Dinosaur - Arghpedrevan

Mar 27, 2020

In Gerlyver Meur, the word given for "dinosaur" is 'arghpedrevan'. This is also the word used in the standard written form online dictionary

'pedrevan' is the word for "lizard" and relates to its behaviour of walking on all fours. However modern paleontology has placed the dinosaurs much closer to modern birds, and even will refer to the former as "non-avian dinosaurs" and "avian dinosaurs". It was formerly thought that the dinosaurs became extinct 65 million years ago, but it is now thought the "non-avian dinosaurs" became extinct 66 million years ago.

The English-Cornish dictionary of Nicholas Williams offers:

Welsh uses dinosor:

More recently words for "avian dinosaur" and "non-avian dinosaur" are on

Therefore in Cornish, the following could perhaps be offered? I am assuming that the SWF would use dinosor rather than the spelling dinosaur.

  • Avian dinosaur - 'dinosor edhnek' 
  • Non-avian dinosaur - 'dinosor anedhnek'

    Daily exercise under quarantine 26/03/2020

    Mar 26, 2020

    Some bulbs in the park.

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