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    19 Reasons Your Nain Is The Best

    Welsh Mamgus are hilariously unique, but we love them for it.

    1. She always feeds you bread and jam.

    2. She has the best family recipes that she passes down to you.

    3. She gives you Calennig money at New Year.

    4. And she sends you money in your birthday card, no matter how old you are.

    5. She idolises Welsh celebrities and Pobol y Cwm is her favourite soap.

    6. She's unusually interested in finding out what a new boyfriend's parents do. Not the boyfriend, just his parents.

    7. She used to tell you old wives' tales to stop you biting your nails or sucking your thumb.

    8. She's always calling you up to ask how to do something on her computer / phone / iPad.

    9. She will stop and talk to anyone on the street.

    10. She always talks you up in front of your friends and family.

    11. She speaks to you in Welsh if she can't understand what someone is saying in English.

    12. As soon as you get to her house, she sends you on random errands.

    13. But you never leave without something.

    14. She butters slices of bread before cutting them.

    15. And has no time for vegetarianism.

    16. Everyone who is distantly related to her is a cousin of some kind.

    17. She displays photos of you, your siblings, and your cousins all over her house.

    18. She remembers all of your friends and always asks after them, even if she's never met them.

    19. But best of all, she always listens to your problems over a cup of tea.