Thursday, October 27, 2005

Mrs. Prothero and the Firemen

The Clog Almanac honors Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas, who was born this day at Swansea, in 1914.

I believe that the word-play and imagery in his writings are among the finest. A Child's Christmas in Wales is my favorite piece of writing, period. It reads so well aloud, in part, because it was originally crafted as a radio piece.

The video production of A Child's Christmas in Wales starring Denholm Elliott is a must-have for the hopeful child in all of us. It is available at

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