Cymraeg

Murals for Clydach / Murluniau ar gyfer Clydach

Murals for Clydach. Thanks to Councillor Walker’s generosity we will soon be able to commission murals for a barren breeze block wall at the end of the Clydach Canal Centre site and for the walls of the Canoe Store at Coed Gwilym Park. A local graffiti and mural cooperative, Fresh Creative’s Company, will work with...

AILOSOD Y BIN CŴN-POO MEWN PARC GWILYM COED / RESITING OF THE DOG POO BIN IN COED GWILYM PARK

Martin has written this delightful article in both Welsh and English. His whimsical style transforms a mundane matter into a charming tale.   AILOSOD Y BIN CŴN-POO MEWN PARC GWILYM COED. Nawr bod Parc Coed Gwilym yn cael ei redeg i raddau helaeth gan wirfoddolwyr lleol, mae Cymdeithas Camlas Abertawe a Chyfeillion Parc Coed Gwilym...

Cuddliw / Camouflage on the Canal

Dewi Lewis has written another article in Welsh for the Society’s website. Camouflage on the Canal Wildfowl nest near and on waterways including the Swansea Canal and face a fearsome array of predators and other threats. These range from foxes to mankind. They use camouflage and even sleep with one eye open (to cope with...

Y Fainc ‘Hapus i Siarad’ / The ‘Happy to Chat’ Bench

Y Fainc ‘Hapus i Siarad’. Eisteddwch yma os dim ots gyda chi os mae rhywun yn stopio i ddweud ‘Helo’. Gadawodd Allison Owen-Jones y neges hon ar fainc mewn parc yng Nghaerdydd ger lle’r oedd hi’n byw. Ym mis Mai 2019 roedd hi wedi gweld hen ddyn eiddil yn eistedd ar fainc parc. Roedd hi’n...

Iâr Ddŵr (Moorhen)

Iâr Ddŵr (Moorhen) This is another article from Dewi Lewis, this time about the moorhen. Dewi discusses the problems of pollution and in particular plastics. He describes how plastics are causing problems from a global scale to locally and how even the moorhen in our canal use pieces of plastic in their nests.    ...

Work Parties: Tuesday 6th April 2021

The cold and snow did not deter our volunteers this morning. As for last week, they worked in small groups following the rule of “no more than six people from two households”. Five teams set to with gusto. Martin wrote his report in Welsh as well as English. Cleaning the Clydach Canal Centre / Glanhau...

Terapin Ar Y Gamlas / Terrapin On The Canal

Continuing his support of our occasional series in Welsh, Dewi Lewis has written a second piece, this time about one of the canal’s most famous residents: TERAPIN AR Y GAMLAS O dro i dro mae na rhyw olygfa sydd yn peri syndod i ddyn.Felly y bu hi yn ystod mis mehefin 2018. Cael sgwrs gyda...

Birds in Glais and Clydach

Darrel Joseph, a local wildlife photographer, took these lovely bird photographs in the Glais and Clydach area (several on the canal itself). He has kindly allowed us to share them on our website. Tynnodd Darrel Joseph, ffotograffydd bywyd gwyllt lleol, y ffotograffau adar hyfryd hyn yn ardal Glais a Clydach (sawl un ar y gamlas...

Clive Reed a Chamlas Abertawe: Rhan 2. / Clive Reed and the Swansea Canal: Part 2

Martin, our Head Gardener and Welsh learner, continues his series of articles in Welsh by translating the biography of Clive Reed that is currently available on our website in English. This is the second and final part. He writes: Ysgrifennais i ddwy ran y cyfieithiad Cymraeg hwn o gyfraniad enfawr Clive Reed i Gymdeithas Camlas...

Glas Y Dorlan Ar Y Gamlas / Kingfisher On The Canal

For this contribution to our occasional series in Welsh, the Society is indebted to Owain Lewis, a long-time friend and supporter of the canal, for commissioning this delightful piece and to Dewi Lewis for writing it. Owain writes: Dewi Lewis is a well known naturalist who lives locally and regularly contributes to the Llais Welsh...

Clive Reed a Chamlas Abertawe: Rhan 1. / Clive Reed and the Swansea Canal: Part 1

Martin, our Head Gardener and Welsh learner, continues his series of articles in Welsh by translating the biography of Clive Reed that is currently available on our website in English. This is the first of three parts. Clive is the Heritage Officer of the Swansea Canal Society. His knowledge of and passion for the Swansea...

Yr Ardd Flodau Gwyllt / The Wild Flower Garden

In the second in an occasional series, Martin, our Head Gardener and Welsh learner, writes: Yr Ardd Flodau Gwyllt Syniad Gordon oedd hi i ddefnyddio cerrig o’r adeiladau ddymchwelwyd ar y safle ‘Clydach Buried Lock’ i wneud gardd flodau gwyllt. Os ydych chi’n tyfu planhigion brodorol, maen nhw’n gwneud yn well mewn pridd bas a...