Monthly Archives: May 2015

Helperby, Pickering and Court Leet

We had a lazy weekend in Yorkshire a few weeks ago, combining a party in York (missing last bus and walking 4 miles to hotel like silly youngsters) with the next day out touring some prosperous villages and the town … Continue reading

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Dylan’s Boathouse & more Wales Coastal Path

Last week we grabbed a unique opportunity and spent an evening in Laugharne at Dylan Thomas’s Boathouse for International Dylan Thomas Day. Next day, we filled in another bit of Wales Coastal Path along the River Tâf to Sanclêr (St … Continue reading

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Red Route: artists against cuts march from Merthyr to Cardiff

MadeinRoath is an artist-led organiser of free events and the second march from Merthyr Tydfil to Roath, Cardiff was part of their Made in Spring festival.  This year I did the 14 mile Merthyr to Pontypridd stretch representing Women’s Arts … Continue reading

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Kilvey Hill and the long haul

I haven’t forgotten Kilvey Hill (previous blogs on April 21st 2012, September 30th 2012, April 25th 2013, October 4th 2013), and the higher rights to be claimed on the lanes – especially Windmill Way and Reservoir Way.  I recently met … Continue reading

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“Come on Board” for Natural Resources Wales

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) was formed in 2013 to replace the Countryside Council for Wales, Forestry Commission Wales and the Environment Agency in Wales as a Welsh Government sponsored body.  It is currently having introductory sessions called Come on Board … Continue reading

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