Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ragwort is about

I don’t like to see horses grazing in ragwort infested fields.  The weed is controlled under the Welsh Assembly guidance on ragwort . This year seems to have been bad for ragwort.  Most horses will not eat it while it grows.  … Continue reading

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Old diversions for FP 186: checking out a footpath near Penycoedcae

Councils have a duty to review their Definitive Map of rights of way (footpaths, bridleways and byways), and sometimes changes happen many years before they get officially noticed.  Rhondda Cynon Taff’s definitive map officer Sam asked me for any comments … Continue reading

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Local Access Forum

Today was the August meeting of Rhondda-Cynon-Taff’s Local Access Forum in Pontypridd.  Before the consultation closed on August 14th, the LAF had sent a response to the Active Travel (Wales) Bill, as had the LAF in Wales national representative (and … Continue reading

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Avant-garde rooms, a singular engraver and stained glass in Alsace

We were in Alsace in France to visit a recently bereaved friend.  Although very sad, it was good to see him and share some of the places he visits from their village among wooded hills, vineyards and castles.  As the … Continue reading

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