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One piece of local art from a collection by local school children mounted on a local mining monument.

This wooden sculpture depicts a father and son, coal miners, in South Wales. We had lots of coal mines in our area and although this sculpture is on the site of…

For some time now I have been thinking about a new project with the subject of nature taking back. By this, I mean Images of objects of modern life being…

These two guys I spotted way above on the top side of a building. When near the building they adorn they were difficult to see but looked very interesting a…

As we packed up to head home from our Welsh holiday cottage we became aware of a face at the window. This is Pepper, who lives in the house next door with her…

Our destination today was Caernarfon Castle. Construction on the current castle started in 1283 and completed in 1330. However, there have been many battles…

One of our reasons for picking Wales for our holiday was so we could visit the Talyllyn Railway again. We last visited many years ago, although neither of us…

Late this morning we headed north along the coast road, stopping off at various viewpoints on the way to admire the scenery. A single track railway line follows…

As we drove through Wales to Snowdonia this afternoon the light was fading fast as we happened upon the Clywedog Reservoir but we still stopped to admire the…

Coal was a massive industry in Wales. There is some evidence that there was some sort of mining even back in the 14th century however, it was during the…

South Stack lighthouse was built in 1809 by Trinity House. Today it is part of a RSPB nature reserve Today to reach it you have to walk down 400 steps on the…

A few weeks ago I visited the Newport Transporter Bridge. I was absolutely astounded by the 112 year old structure that stood before me. Back in the year of…

Built at around 4000bc the St. Lythans Dolmen is a large lonely structure near the Capital of Wales, Cardiff. Originally covered by an earthen mound around…

I find the Mawddach Estuary a fantastic place to visit the scenery and the people make it a great place to get away from it all. But sadly not everyone has…

The view down the valley to the Cynghordy Viaduct is one of the joys of visiting Llanerchindda Farm. Some days the weather changes by the hour, altering the…

While we have plenty of bird life visiting our garden, one species we lack is sparrows. There’s no shortage of them at Llanerchindda Farm though and I never…

I made the long journey across the River Severn to mid-Wales again today, for a few days at Llanerchindda Farm for a recorder course. When I arrived golden…

Whilst in Wales recently we took a quick visit to the town. Like many resorts the town has seen better days but still does its best to provide a traditional…

Aberdulais is a small village in the Vale of Neath in South Wales. Its history starts way back in 1584, when a German engineer Ulrich Frosse, perfects a new…
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