Archive | October, 2006

24 October 2006 0 Comments

How to pronounce my name

It’s not that hard, but it seems to be hard enough that I ought to give you some help. “Beynon” is a Welsh name, originating in Carmarthenshire in West Wales. It’s from “ab Einion”, which means “son of the anvil” in Welsh. You pronounce it as though you were enthusiastically purchasing a Bride of Christ: […]

1 October 2006 0 Comments

The Last Man in London

During my teens, my family lived in a house in Addington, at the very farthest reach of London. At the bottom of the hill, the road made its final exit from London and travelled south, not quite wide enough for two cars, onto the North Downs of Kent. Sometimes I would ride my bike along […]