Fa – the Green Dragon

A Place for the Odd Musings of an Expat Bristolian


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Jobs of Days Gone By #19 – The Cinema Usher

THE CINEMA USHER

Asked for your ticket

Quietly showed to your seat

Flash light lit the way


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Obscure words explained 102 – ban sidhe

BAN SIDHE (Banshee)

Old Irish, Fairy

Vengeful if one offends them

Clodhna their Queen


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Unusual UK place names 61. – Over

OVER,  South Gloucestershire

Over Court burned down

The White Lady of Over

Haunts each New Year’s Eve