• by Will Coleman

    Kogor the Chef has a restaurant full of hungry customers but no food to give them
  • This is Kogor.
    Kogor ov vy!” says Kogor, “I’m Chef!”
    Kogor is very unhappy.
    Moredhek ov vy!” moans Kogor, “I’m miserable!”
    At that moment, Dama Wynn drops by Kegin a’n Kogor to see her grandson.
    Fatla genes, os ta lowen?” she calls “How are things with you, are you happy?”
    Nag ov!” says Kogor “No, I am not!”
    Nyns ov vy lowen, pur voredhek ov vy!
    “I am not happy, I am very miserable!”
    Prag?” asks Dama Wynn, “Why?”
    Kogor shows her the devastation in his kitchen.

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  • Dama Wynn peers through the swing doors and points at a glamorous customer.
    Piw yw hi?” she whispers “Who is she?”
    Goraswonnek yw hi!” replies Kogor “She is a Celebrity!”
    Fatel yw gensi? Yw hi lowen?” she asks “How are things with her; is she happy?”
    Nag yw!” says Kogor “No, she is not!”
    Nyns yw hi lowen, gwag yw hi!
    “She is not happy, she is starving!”
    Prag?” asks Dama Wynn, “Why?”
    Kogor explains that Goraswonnek is waiting for her main course of perfect
    peppery pilchards but they have all been eaten by Goolan.
    Dama Wynn points through the swing doors at a chunky man.
    Piw yw ev?” she whispers “Who is he?”
    Milvilyor yw ev!” replies Kogor “He is a Millionaire!”
    Fatel yw ganso? Yw ev lowen?” she asks “How are things with him? Is he happy?”
    Nag yw!” says Kogor “No, he is not!”
    Nyns yw ev lowen, gwag yw ev!
    “He is not happy, he is starving!”
    Prag?” asks Dama Wynn, “Why?”
    Kogor explains that Milvilyor is waiting for his main course of marvellous mackerel in mustard but they have all been eaten by Goolan.
    Dama Wynn points at a family of visitors.
    Piw yns i?” she whispers “Who are they?”
    Teylu Godrigoryon!” replies Kogor “They are a Family of Visitors!”
    Fatel yw gansa? Yns i lowen?” she asks “How are things with them? Are they happy?”
    Nag yns!” says Kogor “No, they are not!”
    Nyns yns i lowen, gwag yns i!
    “They are not happy, they are starving!”
    Prag?” asks Dama Wynn, “Why?”

    Kogor explains that Teylu Godrigoryon are waiting for their main course of gorgeous garlicky scallops but they have all been eaten by Goolan.

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  • Na borth own!” says Dama Wynn “Do not worry!”
    Ottomma kanstel vras a hern dhyworth Pyskador. Here is a huge basket of pilchards from Pyskador.”
    Gas e dhymm! Leave it to me!”
    Dama Wynn sets to work with great industry.
    Meanwhile Kogor gets his guitar out and gets all of his customers singing.
    Keslowena hag omlowenha … Congratulations and celebrations…”
    Before very long Dama Wynn has rattled up a gigantic Star Gazey pie and the hungry customers are eating ravenously whilst Kogor keeps up his serenading.

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  • Fatel yw gans Goraswonnek? Yw hi lowen lemmyn?” asks Dama Wynn.

    “How are things with Celebrity; is she happy now?”

    Yw!” says Kogor, “Yes she is!”

    Gwag o hi. She was starving. Mes lemmyn leun ha pur lowen yw hi! But now she is full and very happy!”

    Fatel yw gans Milvilyor? Yw ev lowen lemmyn?” asks Dama Wynn.

    “How are things with Millionaire; is he happy now?”

    Yw!” says Kogor, “Yes he is!”

    Gwag o ev. He was starving. Mes lemmyn leun ha pur lowen yw ev! But now he is full and very happy!”

    Fatel yw gans an Teylu Godrigoryon? Yns i lowen lemmyn?” asks Dama Wynn. “How are things with the Family of Visitors; are they happy now?”

    Yns!” says Kogor, “Yes they are!”

    Gwag ens i. They were starving. Mes lemmyn leun ha pur lowen yns i!

    But now they are full and very happy!”

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  • Dama Wynn bursts through the swing doors and asks the whole room,
    Fatla genowgh hwi? Owgh hwi lowen lemmyn?
    “How are things with you lot? Are you happy now?”
    On!” shouts the roomful of people, “We are!”
    Gwag en ni. We were starving. Mes lemmyn leun ha pur lowen on ni!
    But now we are full and very happy!”
    Ha ty…” says Dama Wynn turning to Kogor “and you…”
    Os ta lowen lemmyn? Are you happy now?”
    Ov!” says Kogor, “Yes, I am!”
    Moredhek en vy. I was miserable. Mes lemmyn pur lowen ov vy! But now I am very happy!
    Meur ras Dama Wynn!” says Kogor, “Thank you Granny!”

    Keslowena hag omlowenha…” sings Dama Wynn as she clears up the kitchen, “Congratulations and celebrations…”

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