Tag Archives: Wales

Caerdydd

I jumped on a train out of London and zipped west over to south Wales for the night. I had about 14 hours to spend with Rozzy. Many of the waking moments were spent chatting over a beer in the … Continue reading

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Offa View revisited

For Theo’s birthday we had an excursion out to the former home of our grandma near World’s End. The walk in was lovely.  We met up with my great aunt Liz who still lives nearby (grandma’s sister). Welly and Melanie … Continue reading

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Castell Conwy

These are photos from the exploration of Conway castle or, in Welsh, Castell Conwy. It was built by Edward I in 1238 to help keep the Welsh under control. It cost £15,000 at the time, equivalent to about £45,000,000 today … Continue reading

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Anglesey faring

Today was spent exploring some choice locations on and around the island of Anglesey. There were a few different species of bird but the one that surprised me was the oystercatcher. I haven’t seen them since Haida Gwaii. We encountered … Continue reading

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family awesome

We arrived in Wales to a wonderful assembly of family. From left to right: Theo, Jenna, and Elizabeth; aunty Pauline; Alex partner of Hazel; cousin Gavin; me; aunty Bev and uncle Merry; cousin Hazel; cousin Sara; aunty Melanie and uncle … Continue reading

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