Monthly Archives: April 2015

The Taff river valley in Trefforest: “The River Next Door”

I was lucky to have the company of artist Valerie Coffin Price and her landscape architect frind Bronwen Thomas on a walk in the Taff valley last week. We met at the cafe alongside Valerie’s exhibition “The River Next Door” … Continue reading

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Dyffryn House lovely for art: Vale of Glamorgan Artists

I have happy memories of visiting Dyffryn House and its gorgeous gardens: our birthday party of children running in the gardens, outdoor theatre and simply wandering about.  Vale of Glamorgan Artists (known as VOGA) have also spent time there as … Continue reading

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Wales Coastal Path round Newport: Gwent wetlands

A sunny Friday afternoon was the opportunity for a walk, and for partner Mike to mark off another section of the Coastal Path as “done”.  The coast near Newport was the target and we walked across Great Traston meadows and … Continue reading

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Abercynon 33: a path off its track

Our Rights of Way officer has consulted Open Spaces Society about a possible path diversion in Abercynon and I went to have a look last week. Footpath 33 is partly on the hillside above Cardiff Road, a terrace which would … Continue reading

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An Elementary test: a horsey post

My horse Bo and I have stepped up another level in our dressage: we had a go at an Elementary test for the first time.  Admittedly, it was a nice test, and a small class … of two … and … Continue reading

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