Wednesday, December 1, 2010

...and Wednesday...

The week goes on... weather's a little warmer, which is good, and looks like staying mild and dry through the weekend. I am starting to apply myself to Old Irish, using David Stifter's Sengoidelc, in order to harvest some bits for use in The Druid's Son. I don't think I'll ever get the pronunciation right, but on the other hand I'm not planning to speak it! Some of the words look familiar from my attempt at Scots Gaelic a few years back, and others show their common Celtic roots with Welsh. I suspect that to Gwernin it would have sounded like the "Old Tongue" - British before it evolved into Primitive Welsh.

Nothing new on the wildlife front, but here's another picture from last weekend:

bluejay at feeder

This shot took some waiting until he decided I was harmless - or at least worth tolerating for the sake of the peanuts!


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