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2008-10-08 18:00:00

By Karen Price AS far as poetic inspiration goes, motorway service stations would not be most people's cup of tea. But a group of people who have been moved to write odes to their favourite motorway stop-offs will be among those attending a Cardiff Literary Festival. Baylit, which opens tomorrow, aims to discover if literature is still attracting audiences through a host of innovative events. It will feature emerging authors with unique writing styles, not only within literature...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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