Category Archives: Nature

Wynmor Owen – sculptor

Wynmore Owen comes from a seafaring family  in Llangrannog, just 25 miles or so up the coast from Dinas but he has since moved even closer. His father and grandfather were mariners and Wynmor continues this close connection to the sea … Continue reading

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The teasing teasel

As long as I can remember there have been teasels growing wild in Cilwenen.  As a child in Dinas, I used to walk down to Aberbach along the Cilwenen road and my aunt (who knew that if you wasted not you … Continue reading

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Food for free

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What to do in Dinas this afternoon

The weather’ll be fine so the open gardens will be a treat and they’re open 2 – 6 today. I tend to linger by ponds where I try to catch sight of the frogs, newts and toads that protect the vegetable … Continue reading

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Your path will be lined with orchids

Walk down towards Aberbach beach along the Cilwenen road. When you have passed the first group of houses on the right but before the second group and the end of the tarmac, turn left here. It doesn’t look promising at first but the … Continue reading

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A rarity

The Perennial Centaury (Centarium scilloides), which flowers in June, was thought to have only one native habitat in the UK – Newport Dunes. It has recently also been seen in Cornwall but it remains an exciting find. It grows on the Atlantic coasts … Continue reading

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Down to the sea

Each of Dinas’ beaches is fed by a stream that rushes water down from the mountain. This torrent ends up in Aberbach whereas if you follow the valley to Aberfforest you’ll find that the water drops from a rocky height to the … Continue reading

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