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' Hanos y Gwonoliaid*
(' The Story of the Swallows ')
(From Swansea)
THIS is a life story of the swallows. They have returned from the South in spring and Father Swallow, looking for last year's home, meets a sparrow and his wife, who bid him welcome and inquire about his journey. The sparrow is told about the warm country and of the storm encountered in crossing the ocean. The swallows build their new nest in their old home, lay their eggs there and bring up their young.


Unknown: Myra Evans

: Daventry National Programme

' Here and There ' by . STEPHEN KING-HALL


Unknown: Stephen King-Hall


(Daventry National Programme)
WILLIAM EDWARDS (Penillion Singing)
PENILLION is the old and characteristic
Welsh manner of singing to the accompaniment of the harp, ' canu gyda'r tannau,' literally, ' singing with the strings.' It would be more correct to say that the voice sings the accompaniment, for the harp gives out the melody. The singer breaks in at the appropriate place and sings a different tune, which harmonizes with the melody of the harp. He ends his song in time with the ending of the melody.


Unknown: William Edwards
Harpist: Megan Glantawe

: Mr. NEVILE H. WATTS: Mendip in Winter

(From Bristol)
THE range of Mendip, accessible, even on a winter afternoon, to a large population, is, to perhaps 99 per cent. of these, known only in its celebrated ' beauty spots '-Cheddar and Burrington. Mr. Watts will show how the city worker may gain the refreshment of wide spaces, varied loveliness, and the most majestic views to be found in South-Westem England, and how this may bo achieved even within the restricted limits of his week-end leisure. Listeners will find the value of this talk much enhanced if they will have handy a large-scale map of the district (preferably one inch to a mile).

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