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WELSH: Castell Carreg Cennen meaning castle (on the) rock (above the) Cennen) is well named as this fortress is well above the outlying land high upon a…

I visited another of the South Wales Castles, this time Newcastle. This should not be confused with the towns of Newcastle in the UK or the very famous northern…

The East Usk Lighthouse was constructed in 1893 by Trinity House. It exhibits the remaining operational light of the two lighthouses this one on the east bank…

This is another of the ‘Nature Keepers’ oak sculptures. The Nature Keepers project has been led by Bridgend County Borough Council, working together with local…

Today's post is based on an area that, despite being only an hour away, I did not know even existed until a few weeks ago. My visit was inside the Brecon…

This is the sundial on the wall of the quaint St. Peters Church in Carmarthen (Welsh: Caerfyrddin) in Carmarthenshire, Wales. I saw it up on the wall and…

This is a memorial marking the general area where the Aber Colliery Company coal mine would have been. It is on the same site as the Keeper of the Field that…

[211-365] 28th. February 2021- This is the only recipe handed down to me from my mother. I got it from her a few years back when I was given some Bara Brith by…

Capel Mair ar y Bryn (The chapel of St Mary on the hill) has been known by many other names over the years such as the Cryke Chaple, Hen Egwlys and just plain…

Almost 20 years ago I moved away from the small mining village where I spent most of my life growing up and raising my family. For some time now I have been…

This year I would have liked to visit many castles around Wales but unfortunately, the Pandemic restrictions got in the way. Having decided to continue with…

Despite all the great advice, I am not one who necessarily chases for the best light. I would say that I prefer to visit places and take the best photographs I…

Abergavenny is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is was promoted as "The Gateway to Wales" as it is not only quite near to the border with our…

Many ancient monuments have the name "Arthur's Stone, but this dolmen situated in the centre of the Gower peninsula in South Wales is mounted on top of what is…

Dylan Marlais Thomas was a Welsh poet and writer. He was born in the Uplands area of Swansea on 27th October 1914 and died on 9th November 1953 in Saint Vincent…

Carreg Samson is another Dolmen in Wales. It is one of the most beautiful spots overlooking the sea, near the picturesque port of Abercastle. Its age is around…

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…
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