映画『ウェールズの山 (The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain)』を観ながらETC英会話のジョナサン先生のレッスンを受けています。
Perhaps it would have been different if there hadn’t been a war but this was 1917 and people were exhausted by loss.
Those that were allowed to stay manned the pits mining the coal that would fuel the ships.
Twenty-four hours a day they labored.
Corners were cut.
Coal was hacked hastily and those who survived the trenches died for the coal.
It was a sad time.
Our friends had been taken, our sons, our husbands.
A once-close community was slowly being destroyed.
How could we face those who survived if they returned to find on mountain?
While they had fought the Germans, we had lost the mountain to the English.
Our village had been ruined and now they were taking our mountain and our Welshness.
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