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Dylan Thomas. The Writing Shed. Poem.

Dylan Thomas. The Writing Shed. Poem.
A small sample of one of Dylan Thomas’s
poems that he wrote in Laugharne.
With beautiful scenery all around.
Truly a inspiration of words.

Dylan Thomas. The Writing Shed.

Dylan Thomas. The Writing Shed.
The original Writing Shed is in
Laugharne, Carmarthenshire.
A replica of the poet Dylan Thomas’s
writing shed has started a tour around
the UK as part of the festival celebrations
of his 100th anniversary of his birth.
The writing shed has captivating views
over the Taf estuary and Gower, also he
wrote his first poem Over Sir John’s Hill,
in which he described the spectacular view.

Dylan Thomas. The Boathouse By Day.

Dylan Thomas Gwyl 100 Festival.
2014 Marks the Centenary of
Dylan Thomas “birth”, to celebrate
the Life and Times of Swansea’s
most Famous son.
There will be many events which will
take place at the Dylan Thomas Centre
and other Cultural Venues in Swansea
throughout the year.
The Festival runs from 27th October
to 9th November, the dates of
Dylan Thomas “birth and death”.
Not to be missed.

Dylan Thomas. The Boathouse

Dylan Thomas. The Boathouse.
Dylan Thomas. The Boathouse is
on the side of the Taf estuary and
2014  marks a celebration of
his birth and death.
There also is a Dylan Thomas Centre
which is in Swansea which is worth a visit.
Don’t miss the Festival which runs from
27th october to 9th november, this is one
of many events which are being held.

“Fern Hill” is one of Dylan’s well known Poems and also “Do not go gentle into that good night”. A great read and very interesting also. The Boathouse has tranquil surroundings and is a great day out also.

Dylan Thomas.B+W.

Dylan Thomas.
A Great Welsh writer lived
at this BoatHouse where many
of his Major pieces explored
out into the world.Amazing
scenery all around the coast,
Pembrokeshire,Wales.

Dylan Thomas Boathouse-Laugharne-Carmathenshire.

One of Wales,s Greatest writers, born in
Swansea 1914, known for his love of
Poetry,Poems, short stories, Novels and
Fiction.First moved to Laugharne 1937,
living in a Fisherman,s Cottage before
moving to “Sea View” and finally returning
to live in the Boat House at Laugharne in
1949. Major pieces of his work were
written there in his famous shed where
the views and area inspired him to write
“Under Milk Wood” and
“Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”.
The Boathouse now contains Original
furnishings and Memorabilia, Tea Room,
Terrace,viewing platform and a Bookshop.
He lived there with his wife,Caitlin and children,Colm,Aeronwy and Llewelyn.He died in 1953.

Very picturesque area with a large carpark nearby.



Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


Dylan Thomas

Laugharne Castle-Carmarthen.

Laugharne Castle re-opened in july
1996 after extensive restoration, a
picturesque Taf Estuary and offering
much more than Dylan Thomas known
for his Famous Poems,Tea room and
Boathouse.

A mixture of Georgian houses , Quaint
shops, pubs and restaurants, It is an
Inspiration for all Artists.

There is a sandy beach nearby called
Pendine beach which is seven miles long.