The Cowsey

View from the top of the Cowsey

What a great view. From the top of the Cowsey on a clear day you can see directly down the glacial valley over to Tilehurst and its stark pale water tower with the wonderful Sulham Woods in the background.

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The Reading accent

"Whadja say mate?"

“Whadja say, mate?”

Anyone growing up in Katesgrove, Whitley & Tilehurst will be aware of the Reading accent, even though the accent has been bred out of most of Reading folk to be replaced by Thames mockney. These three areas retain some of the country burr and poetic rolling vowels of the Reading brogue often used when ordering larrrdy cake !

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