Monthly Archives: March 2012

Obstructions on Footpath: using Highways Act 1980 Section 130

On 1st August 2011, I wrote about the obstructed footpath (Footpath 97 in Efail Isaf), which the Rights of Way officer had agreed to have cleared.  Nothing happened. Finally, on 8th February 2012, I got more formal, and submitted “Form … Continue reading

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Bo and Meg go rugless

The last few days have been really hot, even near the top of the Garth.  Horses have progressed fast into lightweight rugs and then rugless.  My Bo and his best friend Megan love it, rolling in the dust which was … Continue reading

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Bishopston valley

While we have had sunshine, Swansea remained in a damp mist.  Luckily this was driven back onto the sea on Wednesday, when a former colleague and I had a nice lunch in The Valley and then walked through the woods … Continue reading

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Stroud market & the Stroudwater and Severn Thames canal

A partly planned day out started by meeting at Stroud on Saturday. We began at the farmers’ market.  The market was very tasty as well as busy, and we filled our bags with trout pate, chickpea salad, tomatoes, bread and … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

I actually got round to “doing” International Women’s Day, thanks to an invitation to the Millenium Centre from Patti Flynn to her World Women’s Stories.  Great characters and inspirational women.  Thanks Patti.  Patti and Humi Webbe founded the Bute Town … Continue reading

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“Pen and ink” art – a bit of my own world of spaces and myths

I don’t really rate myself as an artist, and it was really nice that my son chose one of my pen-and-ink works as something he would like to have.  Sadly, the inks tend to fade even when kept it out … Continue reading

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