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The Hiraeth Club

‘Hiraeth’ is a Welsh word which apparently has no direct English translation, while it is linked to the general feeling of longing, it also evokes an irretrievable loss – a unique blend of place, time and people that can never be recreated. Being Welsh myself, it seemed a good fit for the tone of this story.
My sister died around 20 years ago, but I still find myself going to text her about something in the news, or wondering what she’ll think about an event like Brexit or Covid. Part of me knows exactly what she would think about a news story but, of course, 20 years would have passed for her too, so it’s entirely possible that she would be a completely different person to the one I knew all those years ago. As thoughts like this sometimes keep me up at night, I thought Id write about it.
We hope the following tale resonates with readers. You can reach out to the artist @garethcowlin or email him garethcowlin@gmail.com
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