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The North Wind Doth Blow…

…and we shall all feel the temperature drop below 10°c.  Autumn, in it’s usual vestments, welcomes our attention: Damp smells of soggy leaves, first thing in the morning; Colourful fungi competing with the colours of the tree leaves; Darkness hemming … Continue reading

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Finding Spiders, Ragwort Statistics, and Forgotten Secrets

To say that the day began with finding a squashed spider in my underwear, would not be strictly true. Indeed, I did find a squashed spider in my underwear, but that was when I stripped to bath, having been for … Continue reading

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The Dying Art of Letter Writing

What is it to receive a hand written letter?  It’s a rarity!  More so it is a greater rarity to write one.  And in the wake of letter writing is a great void followed then by a crowd of various … Continue reading

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Heritage Seeds

“The heritage of the past is the seed that brings forth the harvest of the future.” Tim took a picture of this written in stone in Washington DC. He showed me the photo saying he liked the quote so photographed … Continue reading

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Porthdinllaen – Episode 2

This was written by our eldest (age 11). Beach Holiday I was getting into bed. It was late, I had been at church since 4:30-10:30 at Kids Alive and Kinetic. As I took my socks off, I noticed sand in-between my … Continue reading

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My Penny Worth of Opinion on the Welsh Assembly Government Proposals to Legislate Home Education in Wales

I rarely chose to write about political issues but this is one so close to my heart that I need an outlet for my observation and opinion, and I stress that this is just that, personal opinion and observation. Currently, … Continue reading

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Porthdinllaen – Episode 1

I still have sand in my trouser pockets and am working my way through the washing after a relaxing few days, rock pooling, crab lining, cricket playing, paddling, walking and watching the waves.  Last night, when I closed my eyes … Continue reading

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