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Clouds and sun around the Garth

Long winter shadows on the fields and cloud inversions are a frequent sight on the Garth mountain and in the Taf valley.   I see them as I go up to the stables in the morning. These photos were taken in … Continue reading

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Coastal Path: a short walk at Laugharne

We walked a short bit of the Wales Coast Path to the west of Laugharne (Dylan Thomas country) recently, helping us to reflect on a sad visit to west Wales. We set off from the castle along the coast, following … Continue reading

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Wales Coast Path: Aberavon beach to east Swansea

Last week, we had a varied walk on the Coastal Path: along Aberavon beach, up to the old Briton Ferry bridge to cross the Neath river, along the Tennant Canal to the Hookers Dyers pub on Fabian Way. Aberavon is … Continue reading

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Works on Eglwysilan: the Inspector calls

On 23rd June, for the Open Spaces Society, I attended a site visit on Eglwysilan Common.  The Inspector visited following the application for an access across the common for the wind turbine at Castell Llwyd farm at the Nelson end. … Continue reading

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Flat Holm island for a day

Ynys Echni or Flat Holm island is an interesting daytrip from Cardiff.  We went on the former car ferry, Westward Ho.  The exit from Cardiff Bay through the barrage is dramatic. You can see the island from the top of … Continue reading

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Coastal Path: Monknash to Dunraven

We had been saving a few miles of the Wales Coastal Path for the right weather and company, roughly between Monknash and Dunraven.  Our friends Heather and Wal joined us and the sun shone at the end of March. Once … Continue reading

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Afternoon sunshine on Efail Isaf

It is supposed to have been the hottest November day in Wales, and the sun was bright and colours glowing. Time, I thought, to record a few photos of the south side of Efail Isaf along some of our footpaths. … Continue reading

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