Monthly Archives: May 2013

Home journey from Aberdulais

We left Aberdulais Tinworks and Falls, and the Green Routines exhibit there, travelling back along the A465 which rises gradually up through Glyneath.  The low sun and evening light caught the delicate turbines along the hilltops. At Hirwaun, we took … Continue reading

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Green Routines open at Aberdulais Falls SA10 8EU

Aberdulais Tin Works and Waterfall, north of Neath, were our destination for the opening of ‘Green Routines’, and exhibition based on an internet survey and interviews carried out by Emily Hinschelwood and Anna Smith. Driving there was not cutting carbon … Continue reading

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Gorse near Pencoed

Suddenly, warmth is bringing flowers, stunning colours of rhododendrons, creamy bubbles on rowans, bluebells everywhere and yellow gorse flashing on hillsides or, in this case, by the A473 near Pencoed. I’ve driven past lots of times, yet a look over … Continue reading

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Allotments: a special piece of earth

Wednesday was an afternoon out with friends, and where better to go than inspecting allotments in Swindon, where gardening and art loving Linda lives.    While the soil was a little in need of rain, it is a nutrient-holding light clay, … Continue reading

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Sunset

At the end of the May Day Bank Holiday’s clear air, vivid colours and some real warmth at last, I took a few photos of the sky from an upstairs window at home in Efail Isaf.  The first was taken … Continue reading

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Postcards of Pentre, Rhondda Fawr

Local Access Forum member Mike Ash is converting some of his high quality photographs into postcards, available from Morgan News on Llewellyn Street, Pentre, and at Lemon Blues, a small local gallery and craft workshop also on Llewellyn Street (online … Continue reading

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Local Access Forum: first meeting of the new LAF for Rhondda Cynon Taff

This morning, twenty-two new members and observers turned up for the first meeting of the new Local Access Forum, held in Hawthorn Leisure Centre, under bright blue skies. This is the fourth LAF – they have a 3-year term –  … Continue reading

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