Tag Archives: Abergavenny

Eisteddfod at Abergavenny

I had never been to an Eisteddfod before last Tuesday.  A friend drove us to this year’s which is in Y Fenni (Abergavenny). Once parked and bussed to the Maes (field), Mike quickly found a friendly free cuppa.  The daughter … Continue reading

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A walk up Ysgyryd Fawr (Skirrid Hill) before dinner

The Skirrid or Ysgyryd, apparently from old Welsh for split, cloven or shattered, is a lovely climb for hot summers, and ideally followed by a cold drink and excellent meal at the Walnut Tree Inn with good friends. There was … Continue reading

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Abergavenny: a canal and river walk

A good friend recently moved across Wales to Abergavenny and I took the train there last week, when the daffodils were packing any available space as the sun came out and warmed everything at last. Her friendly terrace home has … Continue reading

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Ducklings and scones

What could be better on a Friday afternoon than answering a call for help to collect some female ducklings from somewhere “near Abergavenny”.  Our friends had hatched Indian Runner ducklings and got too many males.  Luckily, instead of the pot, … Continue reading

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