‘It always snowed at Christmas…’

Here’s a snowy Swansea scene from Dylan’s youth, reminiscent of his wonderful recollections in A Child’s Christmas in Wales.

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The photo, which was a postcard of the time, appears to have been taken facing up Bryn Road in Brynmill, just a short hop from the poet’s home in Cwmdonkin Drive.

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On this date…16th December 1945

Memories of Christmas by Dylan Thomas was broadcast on Wales’ Children’s Hour. It recounted the sights, sounds and smells of Dylan’s childhood Christmases in Swansea.
This piece would be revisited and expanded and become A Child’s Christmas in Wales.

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