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Your pictures: St David's Day

They may be quite a long way from Wales, but Lili and Joshua, aged 18 months, still get the chance to celebrate St David's Day in Bexley, Kent.

They may be outside Wales, but Lili and Joshua, 18 months, still celebrate St David's Day in Bexley, Kent.

With leeks, daffodils and rugby shirts, Naomi and James from Merthyr Tydfil are ready for their school photograph in this picture, sent by their mam Gaynorl

With leeks, daffodils and rugby shirts, Naomi and James from Merthyr Tydfil are ready for their school photograph in this picture, sent by their mother Gaynor.

Wales-shaped cookie cutter and toast

Brendan Conway in Surrey tried to use his Wales-shaped cookie cutter, cleverly engineered by Marion in his school's technology department, to make Welsh cakes, but Anglesey and the Lleyn Peninsula kept breaking away! Luckily, toast worked better.

Will, aged four, and Jac, two, nephews of Claire Wheatley, of Barry, look like they could help fill  Welsh rugby's front row in a few years' time.

Claire Wheatley, of Barry, sent this picture of her nephews Will, aged four, and Jac, two, looking as if they could help fill Welsh rugby's front row in a few years' time.

Mark and Leo Lewis in good shape for the St David's Day Welsh Lady Run in aid of the Debra Charity along Aberystwyth promenade.

Mark and Leo Lewis in good shape for the St David's Day Welsh Lady Run in aid of the Debra Charity along Aberystwyth promenade.

Phoebe the ferret appreciates the first daffodil to bloom in the garden. Picture from Alan in Llanharan, Rhondda Cynon Taf.

The daffodil is one of the Welsh national symbols, and Phoebe the ferret appreciates the first to bloom in the garden for the patron saint's day. Picture from Alan in Llanharan, Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Meredyth's "mam", Katherine Powell, captures her in a Welsh shawl in San Francisco. The Welsh side of the family moved to the Virginia colony in 1609, but they say they "never forget we're Welsh".

Meredyth's "Mam", Katherine Powell, captures her in a Welsh shawl in San Francisco. The Welsh side of the family originally moved to Virginia in 1609, but they say they "never forget we're Welsh".

Four-year-old Rhodri in traditional costume in St Mellons, Cardiff

Four-year-old Rhodri in traditional costume in St Mellons, Cardiff.

Welsh ladies in Dubai. Photo sent by Lindsey Willetts

There was a taste of St David's Day early at the Dubai English Speaking School's international day. These three Welsh ladies had costume, and a daffodil but sunglasses were an essential accessory

Seven-month-old Efa Haf celebrates her first St David's Day in style at home in Betws, Ammanford.

Seven-month-old Efa Haf celebrates her first St David's Day in style at home in Betws, Ammanford.

Let's hope a Welsh rugby shirt is enough to keep Mike Inglis warm on a snowy St David's Day in Long Island, New York.

Let's hope a Welsh rugby shirt is enough to keep Mike Inglis warm on a snowy St David's Day in Long Island, New York.

Senior Airman Dana Walker, a meteorologist in the United States Air Force stationed in Belleville, Illinois, celebrated her newly-discovered Welsh heritage with fresh Welsh cakes at the office. Picture from Michael Butrovich.

Senior Airman Dana Walker, a meteorologist in the United States Air Force in Belleville, Illinois, celebrated her newly-discovered Welsh heritage with flags and fresh Welsh cakes. Picture: Michael Butrovich.

Leek and potato soup and Welsh rarebit on the menu as Room 4 students with their teacher Jess and occupational therapist Pat get in the St David's Day spirit at Kimi Ora Special Needs School, Wellington, New Zealand.

Leek and potato soup and Welsh rarebit are on the menu as Room 4 students with their teacher Jess and occupational therapist Pat get in the St David's Day spirit at Kimi Ora Special Needs School, Wellington, New Zealand.

Laura (and Missy) in New York state send happy St David's Day wishes

Laura (and Missy) in New York state send happy St David's Day wishes.

John and Dorothy Morris-Roberts, who live in Shropshire but are originally from Aberystwyth and Rhyl, show their patriotism on a campsite in Conil, south-west Spain.

John and Dorothy Morris-Roberts, who live in Shropshire but are originally from Aberystwyth and Rhyl, show their patriotism on a campsite in Conil, south-west Spain.

Members of the The Chicago Tafia Welsh Society wave their flags with the city's Wrigley building illuminated in red, white and green.

Members of the The Chicago Tafia Welsh Society wave their flags with the city's Wrigley building illuminated in red, white and green.

Red dragon flags, green T-shirts and lots of smiles for 1 March from the Alabama Welsh Association. Picture from Janice Gattis

Red dragon flags, green T-shirts and lots of smiles for 1 March from the Alabama Welsh Association in the US. Picture from Janice Gattis.

Sue Steel and Cypriot friend Haava

Sue Steel and Cypriot friend Haava celebrating in North Cyprus.



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